Anzac historians and soldiers’ relatives board cruise ship bound for Gallipoli

MSC OrchestraA cruise ship carrying nearly 3,000 passengers will depart Fremantle for Gallipoli later today, retracing the voyage taken by the Anzacs. The MSC Orchestra will stop in Albany, Sri Lanka and Egypt, before reaching Turkey mid-next month.

It will sail close to shore on Anzac Day for the dawn service.

Macquarie University Associate Professor Harvey Broadbent, who has been to Gallipoli more than 30 times since 1967, is one of four historians onboard providing lectures on Gallipoli.

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