Tall Ship Esmeralda Sails into San Diego Bay

Esmeralda, the second tallest and longest sailing ship in the world, sailed into San Diego Bay Tuesday morning.

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Esmeralda, the second tallest and longest sailing ship in the world, sailed into San Diego Bay Tuesday morning.
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Since commissioning, Esmeralda has been a training ship for the Chilean Navy with only the top graduates of Chile's Naval Academy assigned to her.
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Esmeralda (BE-43) is a steel-hulled four-masted barquentine tall ship in the ChileannNavy.
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A small group carrying flags waited on Bravo Pier as the ship sailed into the slip.
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The ship is a floating embassy for Chile, visiting more than 300 ports around the world.
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You can tour the ship July 13 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and July 14-15 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
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The ship's visit is sponsored by the U.S. Navy and Commander, U.S. Third Fleet.
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