French warship docks on Tyne

The French warship, the Primauguet, has arrived on the River Tyne to celebrate close ties with the North East.lved in a rescue. Google for background.

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French warship Primauguet arrives on the Tyne

The Primauguet, a French warship, arriving on the Tyne Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The French naval ship Primauguet has docked on Tyneside to commemorate the loss of two French ships, the Bastiaise in 1940 and the Tadorne in 1913.

In both cases locals in the North East were involved in rescuing the sailors on board.

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