Sea History 002 - December 1973

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POMMERN-ex-MNEME-Four-masted bark, steel, 332 ft., 2376 tons: Built at Glasgow, Scotland in 1903 for German owners. Now a museum ship at Mariehamn, Finland.

LIST NO. 2-School S'hips AMERIGO VESPUCCI- Full-rigged ship, steel, 229 ft. , 3542 tons disp .: Built at Castellamare in 1930 for the Italian Navy and still in service.

RONA-ex-POLLY WOODSIDE-Hulk, former bark, iron, 192 ft., 678 tons : Built at Belfast, Ireland in 1885. A coal hulk in Australia since 1922. Proposed museum ship at Melbourne.

CHRISTIAN RADICH-Full-rigged ship, steel, 192 ft. , 676 tons : Built in 1937 at Sandefjord as a training ship for the Norwegian merchant marine and still in service . Home port is Oslo .

SANTO ANDRE-ex-SAGRES, ex-FLORES, exMAX, ex-RICKMER RICKMERS-Bark, steel,. 263 ft., 1980 tons: Built at Bremerhaven, Germany in 1896. Later a Portuguese Naval school-ship. Now a stationary training ship at Lisbon.

DANMARK- Full-rigged ship, steel, 188 ft. , 777 tons : Built in 1933 as a training ship for the Danish merchant marine and still in service. POMORZA-ex-PRINZESS EITEL DAR FRIEDRICH- full-rigged ship, steel, 239 ft., 1566 tons : Built at Hamburg in 1909 as a training ship for the German merchant marine. Now operated by Poland.

SEDOV-ex-KOMMODORE JOHNSEN, ex-MAGDALENE VINNEN-Four-masted bark, steel, 329 ft., 2476 tons : Built at Kiel, Germany in 1921. A Russian training ship since 1946. SIGYN-Barkentine, former bark, wood, 149 ft. , 359 tons : Built at Gothenburg, Sweden in 1887. Now a museum ship at Abo, Finland. She is to be re-rigged as a bark when funds are available. STAR OF INDIA-ex-EUTERPE-Bark, iron, 205 ft ., 1318 tons : Built at Douglas, Isle of Man in 1863. Now a museum ship at San Diego, California. SUOMEN JOUTSEN-ex-OLDENBURG, exLAENNEC-Full-rigged ship, steel, 281 ft. , 2259 tons : Built at St. Nazaire, France in 1902. Later a German merchant marine schoolship and a Finnish Naval schoolship. Now a stationary training ship at Abo, Finland. VICAR OF BRAY-Hulk, former bark, wood, 121.5 ft ., 368 tons : Built at Whitehaven, England in 1841. She is the last survivor of the fleet that arrived in San Francisco during the Gold Rush (1849). Now used as a landing stage at Goose Green, Falkland Islands. VIKING-Four-masted bark, steel, 294 ft ., 2953 tons: Built at Copenhagen in 1907 as a cargo carrying schoolship for the Danish merchant marine . Later Finnish-owned. Now a stationary training ship at Gothenburg, Sweden. WAVERTREE-ex-SOUTHGATE-Hulk, former full-rigged ship, iron, 279 ft., 2170 tons: Built at Southampton, England in 1885. Later a storage hulk in Chile, and a sand barge in Argentina. Now being restored by the South Street Seaport Museum in New York.

DUCHESSE ANNE-ex-GROSSHERZOGIN ELIZABETH- hulk, former full-rigged ship, steel, 226 ft. , 1260 tons: Built at Geestemunde, Germany in 1901 as a training ship for the merchant marine. Since World War II an accommodations hulk for the French Navy at Brest. DUNAY-ex-CRISTOFORO COLOMBO-full-rigged ship, steel , 218 ft., 2787 tons disp .: Built at Castellamare in 1928 for the Italian Navy . Now operated by Russia . EAGLE-ex-HORST WESSEL-bark , steel, 226 ft. , 1634 tons disp .: Built at Hamburg in 1936 for the German Navy . Now operated by the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. GEORGE STAGE- Full-rigged ship, steel, 124 ft., 298 tons : Built at Frederikshavn in 1935 as a training ship for the Danish merchant marine and still in service. GLORIA- Bark, steel, 250 ft. O.A., 1300 tons disp.: Launched at Bilbao, Spain in 1968 for the Colombian Navy . GORCH FOCK- Bark, steel , 295 ft. 0.A. , 1760 tons disp . : Launched at Hamburg in 1958 for the German Navy. JARRAMAS- Full-rigged ship, iron , 108 ft. , 350 tons disp .: Built in 1900 for the Swedish Navy. Now a restaurant at Karlskrona. JOSEPH CONRAD-ex-GEORGE STAGE-full 10

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