Monday, August 22, 2011

Tall Ship "Royal Clipper"


Name: Royal Clipper
Owner: Star Clippers
Port of registry: Luxembourg
General characteristics
Type: Cruise ship
Tonnage: 5000 gross tons
Length: 439 ft (134.8 m)
Beam: 54 ft (16.5 m)
Draft: 18.5 ft (5.6 m)
Propulsion: Masts: 5
Sails: 42
Sail Area: 56,000 ft² (5,202.6 m²)
Engines:
2 Caterpillar 3516 diesel engines
Capacity: 227 passengers (Max)
Crew: 106 crew


Barque Krusenstern


photo by Żeglarz

This four-masted barque is the second-largest tall ship in the world.


Name: Padua (1926–46)
Kruzenshtern (1946–)
Namesake: Padua Adam Johann Krusenstern
Owner: F. Laeisz, Hamburg (1926–46)
Soviet Navy (1946–91)
Russian Navy (1991–)
Operator: F. Laeisz, Hamburg (1926–46)
Port of registry: Hamburg (1920–33)
Hamburg (1933-46)
Riga (1946–81)
Tallinn (1981–91)
Kaliningrad (1991–)
Route: as Padua: between Hamburg & Chile
Builder: Joh. C. Tecklenborg, Bremerhaven
Yard number: 408
Launched: 11 June 1926
Fate: surendered to the USSR as reparations 1946
Status: in service