Navy’s tall ships, midshipmen arrive at Freeport Nautical Mile

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Dozens of Navy midshipmen have arrived in Freeport Thursday morning on board their sailboats coming from Annapolis, Maryland.

The arrival of the tall ships is a summer tradition that dates back about two decades. During their stay, the midshipmen will be part of a summer sailing training class.

VIDEO: Navy tall ships arrive in Freeport Harbour 

The midshipmen will stay until Saturday, where they will take part in a parade marking the 125th anniversary of the Freeport Fire Department.

The Navy will march in the parade down the Nautical Mile before an evening fireworks display.

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