Chinese Junk Boat: The Princess Taiping Expedition

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Date Added: 11th January 2018

Date Removed: 28th July 2020

Available for: 31 months



The story of a junk replica named the Princess Taiping. This boat, modeled after an ancient Chinese junk from the Ming Dynasty, set out to prove that it was seaworthy enough to make a trans-Pacific ocean crossing and back again. From the building of the replica to sailing the high seas this program tells the proud story of the Princess Taiping and its tragic end just short of its destination.


Certificate: Not Rated

Year: 2011

Duration: 25 minutes


Cast: Hugh Morrow

Studio: eduvideo


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