A three-masted ship from Denmark, that sails around the world, is making a stop in Charleston this week for the public to view.
The Danmark is a 76-year-old ship from Denmark that is sailing into Charleston Tuesday on its 95th voyage. The public will be able to board the ship at the South Carolina Ports Authority this week, as one of two U.S. stops before returning to Europe.
The Post and Courier of Charleston reports the ship was used to train 3,000 U.S. officer cadets during World War II , and it’s known as Denmark’s “nautical ambassador.” Present day, the ship still trains about 80 sailors, educating them on the environment, safety, navigation, and the English language.
The public will view the ship for free from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, and 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday. The Danmark leaves the Port of Charleston this Friday.