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HMS Bounty replica visiting Wilmington

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WILMINGTON, NC (GREATER WILMINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL) -- A replica of a famous 18th century ship will visit Wilmington next week.

The Tall Ship HMS Bounty will arrive in Riverfront Park on May 17th and be open to the public for tours from Friday, May 18th through Sunday, May 20th.

This 180-foot-long replica of the famous ship was built in the early 1960s as a floating movie set for the 1962 Marlon Brando motion picture “Mutiny on the Bounty.” It has also been in many other films including “Pirates of the Caribbean – Dead Man’s Chest.”

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