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    Tragic loss of life and vessel in Tall Ships' Race

    The 1897 gaff ketch Wyvern from Stavanger Maritime Museum sank in the Baltic during a Tall Ships' Race in July 2013. Tragically, a crew volunteer from another vessel which went to the aid of Wyvern was lost at sea during the rescue attempt. Read the details here.

     

    UPDATE - 15 July 2013: Stavanger Maritime Museum now hopes to salvage Wyvern after an underwater inspection shows the vessel sitting upright on the bottom of the Baltic. Read more here