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Tall Ship HMS Bounty To Visit
Wilmington's Historic River District
Park, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 18th, 19th and
14, 2012 - Wilmington, NC - The Tall Ship HMS Bounty
will arrive in Wilmington on May 17th and will be open
to the public for tours from Friday, May 18th through
Sunday, May 20th. Tours will start at 11:00 am and end
at 6:00 pm daily. Souvenirs will be available for
The cost of the tours is: Adults - $10.00; Children over
7 - $5.00; Children 7 and under – Free.
The ship will be docked at Riverfront Park downtown near
the corner of North Water Street and Princess Street.
This 180-foot-long replica of the famous 18th century
ship was built in the early 1960s as a floating movie
set for the 1962 Marlon Brando motion picture "Mutiny on
the Bounty." It has also been in many other films
including "Pirates of the Caribbean – Dead Man's Chest."
In 2010, Bounty sailed through all five Great Lakes as
part of the ASTA Tall Ships Challenge. In 2011, she
visited Europe. This year, the ship is making stops at
various ports on the U.S. East Coast.
HMS Bounty is owned and operated by the HMS Bounty
Organization based in East Setauket, NY.
For information about the ship, visit
Southport, NC Hotel