Pictured departing the port of Holyhead on the 26th June was the 34 mtr frigate Shtandart. The 1999 built ship is an exact replica of the Russian flagship of 1703 built by Peter the Great to defend St Petersburg. A link can be used below to the colourful past of this wonderful looking vessel.
Shtandart heading out along Rocky coast.
Rounding North Stack on route to Hornfluer, France.