English: Cisne Branco at Belfast Tall Ships Event 2009 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Camden 2015 - A Celebration of Maritime Independence
Penn’s Landing, PA/Camden Waterfront, NJ - Adding excitement to a
waterfront that is already bubbling with activity, Tall Ships Philadelphia Camden 2015 is slated to
brings its majestic vessels up the Delaware River in early summer on June 25-28.
The unique two-sided waterfront not only gives way to increased accessibility for visitors from
both sides of the river, but creates the perfect venue for a myriad of festival attractions and of
course, Tall Ships.
With well over a dozen domestic and international beautiful Tall Ships planning to attend Tall
Ships Philadelphia Camden, visitors will be afforded the chance to catch a glimpse, step aboard
and even set sail on some of the most meticulously crafted ships of yore. In addition, a few rare
and other highly notable ships will make an appearance that include:
• L’Hermione - A French replica of the 12-pounder Concorde class frigate of the French Navy,
famous for carrying General Lafayette to the United States in 1780 allowing him to rejoin the
Americans during the American Revolutionary War.
• Barque Eagle - Rarely seen at festivals, this three-masted USA Coast Guard Tall Ship boasts
21,350 square feet of sail, is the only operational sailing vessel in the U.S. maritime services
and is just one of five operational Training Barques in the world.
• Cisne Branco - Hailing from Rio de Janeiro, The “White Swan” is an awe-inspiring full-rigged
Tall Ship serving the Brazilian Navy as a training vessel and international representative.
Loads of attractions will accompany the Tall Ships such as historic reenactments, live music,
dance, youth sail training, a craft beer garden and the regions finest fare.
Ticket prices for the event range from the $7.00 festival admission to $195.00 all access gold