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W. J. ECKERT-Four-masted barkentine, steel, 77 ft. , 50 tons: Built at Rustberg, Virginia. Launched at Portsmouth, Virginia October 1971. Now owned in the Bronx, New York. WAN FU-Topsail schooner, steel, 110 ft.: Built in 1959. A yacht owned by the Hong Kong Hilton Hotel. WETSERA-Brigantine, 56 ft.: Built in 1891 as a cargo vessel. Lately a Swedish yacht. WILHELM PIECK-Brigantine, steel, 105 ft , 290 tons displacement : Built in 1951 as a training ship for East Germany and still in service. ZENIT-Barkentine, wood, 129 ft., 322 tons : Built at Turku, Finland in 1948 for the Soviet Union. Either a training ship or research vessel. Information needed : BLACKJACK-Topsail schooner : East coast yacht. BUCCANEER QUEEN-Barkentine: Cruise ship based at San Pedro, California . LIEBCHEN-Topsail schooner: West coast yacht. Under construction or conversion :

ST. LAWRENCE II

BRENDAN-Brigantine: Irish training ship due for completion in 1976. DANA-Baltic ketch being converted to a brigiantine at Malta. ENCHANTRESS-Ferro-cement brigantine being built at Port Jefferson, New York. OSPREY-Barkentine in the course of conversion in Denmark, for world cruises. RACHEL AND EBENEZER-Ferro-cement topsail schooner being built at Bath, Maine. TAIYO-Steel brigantine under construction at Guaymas, Mexico.

Norman Brouwer

England in 18801 Now operating under the Yugoslav flag as HRVAT. ST. LAWRENCE II-Brigantine, steel, 60 ft., 43 tons <lisp. : Built in 1957 as a Sea Cadet training vessel. Based at Kingston, Ontario. SWIFT-Topsail schooner, wood, 70 ft.: Built at Ipswich, Massachusetts in the late 1930's as a yacht, using plans of a ship of around 1800. Now making cruises out of Santa Barbara, California. TABOR BOY, ex-BESTEVAER, exLOTSENSCHONER II-Topsail schooner, steel, 83 ft., 99 tons: Built at Amsterdam in 1914 for North Sea Pilot service. Now training ship of Tabor Academy in Marion, Massachusetts. TROPIK-Barkentine, wood, 144 ft. , 322 tons : Built in Finland around 1948 for the Soviet Union . Training ship for the Ministry of Fisheries, based at Riga. UNICORN, ex-LYRA-Brig, former ketch, wood, 94 ft., ~o tons deadweight: Built at Sibbo, Finland in 1948. Re-rigged in Sweden in 1971. Now based in the Cayman Islands. VALKYRIE-Topsail schooner, wood, 45 ft., 22 tons displacement : Built at Bald Rock, Nova Scotia in 1969 as a yacht for Richard Black of Woodbridge, Virginia. VARUA-Brigantine, composite, 59 ft. , 43 tons : Yacht built at Ipswich, Massachusetts in 1942. Owned by William Robinson of Tahiti.

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N. Brouwer Collection

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5 Square-rigged Sailing Craft in Existence, Part II • 14 Skaregrom Log • 23 The CONSTELLATION and her Rebuilding • 29 Maritime Museum News •...

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