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Sunken flagship replica destroyed by fire

A replica of the 17th century flagship of the Dutch East India Company was destroyed by a spectacular fire in the Netherlands. The three-masted Prins Willem had been a tourist attraction in the northern Dutch port of Den Helder since 2003.

The vessel, which was built in the 1980s, was moored at Holland Village in Nagasaki, Japan, for many years before it was brought to the Netherlands.

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