HMS Montrose helps commemorate War of 1812 in New Orleans
3 May 2012 09:10 AM
HMS Montrose has spent six days in New Orleans helping Americans begin bicentennial commemorations of the War of 1812.
The Devonport-based frigate joined ships from the USA, France and Canada berthed on the famous Mississippi waterfront for the festivities.
It's famously called 'The Big Easy', but the six days HMS Montrose spent in New Orleans were far from relaxing as she joined Americans commemorating the last time the two countries fought each other.
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