Replica of French frigate that aided US Independence set for maiden voyage

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Hermione, a replica of the ship that took General Lafayette to America to rally rebels fighting British troops, takes to the waves on Sunday.

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A life-size replica of the Hermione, the French navy frigate that shipped General Lafayette to America to rally rebels fighting British troops in the US war of independence, will undertake its maiden voyage on Sunday, organisers said, reports Business Insider.