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Even though the explanatory panels are mostly in Portuguese, it’s easy enough to explore the ship on your own. Signage marks the route and you travel through the engine rooms, the galley, the hospital rooms and more. I think it took us about an hour...More
this ship has been restored by a foundation, it was a hospital ship for the Portuguese fishing fleet in the north atlantic, it is very well restored and does give a real good picture of the 50s and 60s, worth to visit, everything is very...More
Admittedly this attraction is still a work in progress, and much could be done to improve the visitor experience. However it still offers a fascinating insight into long distance offshore fishing.
Most will be drawn by the excellent presentation of a seashore hospital. But the...More
At this ship you get a good impression how the Portuguese started their bacalhou fisihing many years ago and how dangerous it was. this ship was escorting the fleet as a supply and hospital vessel with even a surgery on board. It is amazing to...More
A very interesting visit that allows you to get an idea of the facilities on a historic ship and allows us to check and feel the feeling of living on a ship of that size. The area of the hospital is very interesting given its...More
Having visited Viana do Castelo in the past, we just hadn’t realised that this hospital ship even existed. We went with sailing friends who give us a great insight into the workings of the ship. In our modern age of internet and easy access by...More