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The Prince of Wales prepares to sail on his tour of Canada and the United States

Prince of Wales, Harper's Weekly, 1860
07/09/1860
The Prince of Wales boarded the 91 gun warship H.M.S. Hero at Plymouth in preparation for his sailing on his tour of Canada and the United States.  The Hero, accompanied by H.M.S. Ariadne, sailed the following morning from Plymouth Sound and received the salute of the Royal Navy's Channel Fleet before turning for the open sea.  The Hero made landfall at St. John's in Newfoundland on July 23, 1860.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
N. A. Woods, The Prince of Wales in Canada and the United States (London: Bradbury and Evans, 1861), 2-7.

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