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THE "BARCELONAS" THAT WILL NEVER PUT TO SEA

by Gabriel Pernau

They are boats or ships and they are all called "Barcelona", but they will never put to sea. In 2000, the World Trade Center will officially open an exhibition hall, situated in the middle of the harbour area, that will house 33 scale reproductions of all the boats and ships which, in the 19th and 20th centuries, have displayed the name of Barcelona on their hull. (...).