3D VISIT: Olympic flame sails to France on historic yacht

The sailing ship used to cross the Atlantic carrying rum and cacao seeds from Brazil and was once owned by the Duke of Westminster

The 127-old ship is carrying its ‘most important ever passenger’
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A historic French merchant ship that used to carry rum and cacao seeds across the Atlantic from Brazil is now carrying the Olympic torch to Marseille from Greece.

The Belem, a 127-year old former merchant ship that has been converted into a training ship, will reach Marseille (Bouches-du-Rhône) on May 8 at 18:00.

The ship in 3D:

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