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Sep 16, 2012

The ship that copied the Titanic

The Titanic disaster was fresh in everyone's minds when Y Gestiana started its maiden voyage over the ...
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Posted by: RhodriClark
Atlantic Ocean in 1913. The schooner never reached its destination, but the shipwrecked crew all managed to scramble ashore at Nova Scotia, Canada. Y Gestiana turned out to be the last of hundreds of ships built in the Porthmadog area. A pub in the town has been renamed to commemorate the ship, and you can see a photo inside of Y Gestiana under construction. For more information, scan the QR codes in the windows of Y Gestiana or click here.