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Tall ship prepares for pirates

The tall ship Lord Nelson is undertaking her biggest-ever challenge - a two-year, 50,000 mile voyage around the world visiting 30 countries on all seven continents.

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The threat of pirates on the high seas

During the two-year round-the-world adventure the Lord Nelson and her crew will face many new challenges - including the threat of piracy.

Richard Jones spoke to John West, Chief Officer; Ian Millen, Dryad Maritime Intelligence Services; Paddy Donaghy, David Horton and Ryan Shore, crew members; and Kyle Baker, ex-crew member.

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