Photo Gallery: French Frigate Hermione Arrives in Baltimore

The replica French frigate Hermione sails past Fort McHenry on its way into the Inner Harbor. USNI News photo.

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The replica of the 18th century French frigate Hermione arrived in Baltimore, Md., early Friday morning as part of its voyage up the East Coast. USNI News was invited to sail aboard the Pride of Baltimore as it met Hermione near Fort McHenry on the Patapsco River and escorted her into the Inner Harbor.

The replica French frigate Hermione arrives in Baltimore, Md. USNI News photo.
The replica French frigate Hermione arrives in Baltimore, Md. USNI News photo.
The replica of French frigate Hermione sails towards Baltimore's Inner Harbor. USNI News photo.
The replica of French frigate Hermione sails towards Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. USNI News photo.
The replica French frigate Hermione shot several blank rounds to greet Baltimore as it sailed into the Inner Harbor. USNI News photo.
The replica French frigate Hermione shot several blank rounds to greet Baltimore as it sailed into the Inner Harbor. USNI News photo.
The replica French frigate Hermione sails past Fort McHenry on its way into the Inner Harbor. USNI News photo.
The replica French frigate Hermione sails past Fort McHenry on its way into the Inner Harbor. In addition to the French flag, the ship flew a replica Fort McHenry flag featuring 15 stars and 15 stripes to honor the city of Baltimore. USNI News photo.
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The replica Hermione’s crew views the Inner Harbor as they approach their next destination in a 12-stop North American voyage. USNI News photo.
The replica Hermione fires a series of blank rounds to greet the city of Baltimore. USNI News photo.
The replica Hermione fires a series of blank rounds to greet the city of Baltimore. USNI News photo.
Tugs guide the replica Hermione into its pier at Baltimore's Inner Harbor. USNI News photo.
Tugs guide the replica Hermione into its pier at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. USNI News photo.
Navy sailors help secure the replica Hermione in its pier in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. USNI News photo.
US Navy sailors help secure the replica Hermione in its pier in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. USNI News photo.
The replica of French frigate Hermione sits at a pier in Baltimore's Inner Harbor prior to a welcome ceremony featuring local and national leaders and officials involved in bringing the historic relic to Baltimore. USNI News photo.
The replica of French frigate Hermione sits at a pier in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor prior to a welcome ceremony featuring local and national leaders and officials involved in bringing the historic relic to Baltimore. USNI News photo.
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