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Postby aukepalmhof » Wed Jul 28, 2010 8:57 pm

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Built as a training vessel under yard No 6917 by Damen Oranje Shipyard in Amsterdam for the Brazilian Navy.
09 November 1998 keel laid down.
04 August 1999 launched as the CISNE BRANCO (meaning White Swan), she is the third vessel in the Brazilian Navy to carry this name. One sister the Dutch clipper STAD AMSTERDAM.
Tonnage 1,083 ton gross, displacement 698 tons. Dim. 76.00 x 10.50 x 6.45m., length bpp 55.60m, draught 4.80m.
Full rigged 3 mast ship, sail area 2,192 m².
Auxiliary engine, one Caterpillar diesel, 746 kW. maximum speed by engine 11 knots.
Crew 22, and 58 trainees.
04 February 2000 delivered to the Brazilian Navy.
09 March 2000 commissioned.

She is a clipper in the style of the nineteenth century.
Her maiden voyage across the Atlantic to Brazil, celebrating the 500th anniversary of the discovery of Brazil by the Portuguese Pedro Alvares Cabral who reached the east coast of Brazil on 22 April 1500.

Normally she is used for training of Brazilian navy and merchant marine cadets and to show the Brazilian flag national and international in ports around the world.
She participated regular in Tall Ships Regatta’s

2019 In service.

Argentine 2010 label on M.S.
Ecuador 2010 USD$0.75 sg?, scott? 2014 $0,75 sg?, scott?
Brasil 2000 0.27rs sg?, scott?
Niger 2016 750F sg?, scott?
Mozambique 2016 350.00 MT sgMS?, scott?
Central African Republic 2018 3600F sgMS?, scott?

Source: wikipedia. Great Sailing Ships of the World by Otmar Schãuffelen.
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