Keyword: Hermione

Replica of French frigate that fought in 1780 US independence war arrives home

The Hermione, whose namesake carried the Marquis de Lafayette to fight the British, received a hero's welcome on return to Brest after US tour.

Replica of 1780 French frigate sent to help American revolt retraces journey

The 25m-euro Hermione, whose namesake took troops and cash to aid revolt against English rule, set sail for Boston from France on Saturday.

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

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