Sea History 002 - December 1973

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Square-rigged Sailing Craft In Existence LIST NO. 1-Former Merchant Vessels AF CHAPMAN-ex -G. D. KENNEDY, exDUNBOYNE- full rigged ship, iron , 243 ft., 1428 tons : Built at Whitehaven, England in 1888. Later a Swedish Naval schoolship. Now a youth hostel and restaurant at Stockholm .

BICE-ex-ANTONIO PADRE-Motorship, former full-rigged ship, steel, 233 ft ., 1459 tons: Built at Sestri Ponente , Italy in 1902. Now operating between Genoa and the Island of Elba . CARRICK-ex~CITY OF ADELAIDE-Hulk, former full-rigged ship, composite, 176 ft ., 791 tons.: Built at Sunderland, England in 1864. Now a clubhouse at Glasgow, Scotland.

AMBASSADOR-Hulk, former full-rigged ship , composite, 176 ft ., 692 tons: Tea clipper built at Rotherhithe, England in 1869. Now lying beached at Estancia San Gregorio , Chile.

CHARLES COOPER-Hulk, former full-rigged ship, 165 ft ., 977 tons : Built at Black Rock, Connecticut in 1856 for the Antwerp packet trade. A hulk in the Falkland Islands since 1866. Now belongs to the South Street Seaport Museum of New York.

ANDALUCIA-ex-VILLE DE MULHOUSE-Hulk, former four-masted bark, steel , 312 ft., 3231 tons : Built at Le Havre, France in 1899. Hulked at Punta Arenas , Chile in 1927 and still lying at anchor there though no longer in use. ARETHUSA-ex-PEKING-Hulk , former fourmasted bark, steel , 321 ft., 2152 tons : Built at Hamburg, Germany in 1911. Now a stationary training ship at Upnor, England. BALCLUTHA-ex-STAR OF ALASKA, ex.BALCLUTHA-Full-rigged ship , steel, 256 ft ., 1862 tons: Built at Glasgow , Scotland in 1886. Today a museum ship at San Francisco.

CHILLICOTHE-ex-GAMECOCK, ex-ARNOLDUS VINNEN, ex-ALSTERKAMP, ex-FLOTOW:,....,Hulk, former full-rigged ship, steel, 267 ft., 1860 tons: Built at Glasgow, Scotland in 1892. Later under German and American ownership. Now a grounded hulk at New Caledonia. CONEMAUGH-ex-ATLAS, ex-LORNTY-Hulk, former full-rigged ship, iron , 254 ft., 1774 tons : Built 7

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