The French frigate Forbin will be in New York from October 31st to November 5th! [fr]
The French frigate Forbin will be in New York from October 31st to November 5th!
The Forbin is a “Horizon” class frigate specialized in anti-aircraft defense. Its primary missions are the protection of various maritime zones and the management of commercial sea traffic. Commissioned in 2008, the warship is captained by Captain Thomas Fraïoli and has a crew of 193. The Forbin is the 5th navy vessel to be named in honor of the Count de Forbin. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claude_de_Forbin)
Come aboard the frigate Forbin on Friday November 3rd or Saturday November 4th for a guided tour at Homeport Pier, Staten Island.
Tour times are:
Friday November 3rd:
10:00am – 11:00am (tour in French)
2:00pm – 3:00pm (tour in French)
Saturday November 4th:
2:00pm – 3:00pm (tour in English)
Advance reservation is required. Sign up quickly, registration will be closed tomorrow evening, Tuesday, October 31st! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org, listing the participants’ first and last names, their ages and the tour time you would like to book.
Location of Homeport Pier: https://goo.gl/maps/SNN6Kumksew