LOS ANGELES—The “Armenia” Ship will dock at San Pedro port on Monday from 4 to 5 p.m., reported Armenia’s Consulate General of Los Angeles, and urged the Armenian-American community to greet the ship and its sailors.
The ship sailed from Valencia, Spain on May 28. Traveling to Gibraltar, the ship crossed the Atlantic to Barbados and sailed through the Panama Canal. After the stop in San Pedro, the ship will continue to sail to New Zealand, Australia, over to the Indian Ocean from where it will travel to Indonesia, Singapore, India and then to the Persian Gulf. After traversing the Red and Mediterranean seas, it will make its final stop in Beirut.
The captain of the ship, Zory Balayan said that he and the crew are determined to cross the oceans that their ancestors have in order to create a bond between Armenia and Diaspora communities.
On Monday, the “Armenia” ship will dock at Berth 76, San Pedro, CA 90731