30 September 2015
Sail training ship Le Quy Don of the Vietnamese navy (photos : marineprojects)
According to Marinetraffic information , sail training ship of the Vietnamese Navy "Le Quy Don" has left Poland on way home.
Currently sailing ship Le Quy Don are off the coast of Norway. Expected immediate destination of the ship is in the port of Las Palmas Sail (Spain), sailor crew rested briefly, then will proceed to Nha Trang City.
Average cruising speed of the ship is currently sailing at 11 knots/h, a little slower than the RollDock ship carrying Kilo submarines for Vietnam to handover. Thus, more than a month.
Reportedly, the ship was named scholar Le Quy Don, designed by CHOREN Ship Design & Consulting of Poland.
The vessel was started built at Marine Projects shipyard of Poland on 07.02.2014, launch on 06.01.2015 and in November expected comissioned for the Naval Academy in Nha Trang.
The sailing ship Le Quy Don will join to the Naval Academy, later grades students will be trained and practices the method seafaring, navigation, etc from the basics.