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Postby john sefton » Sat Jul 08, 2017 4:33 pm

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A 1921 built barquentine
Overall length: 32.00 m
Sails: 650 m², 16 sails
Crew : 5 to 6
Engine : 450 hp
Capacity: 74 passengers
Cod fishing 1924/1929 then fishing in Greenland and Iceland waters
Used for coastal navigation in Faroe and Denmark waters then again used for cod fishing
Sold in 1953 and transformed as schooner
Sold to a Swedish team and restaured.
Bought in 2003 by a French society around city of Rouen
Today based in Granville
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Re: Marite

Postby D. v. Nieuwenhuijzen » Fri Sep 22, 2017 6:38 pm

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Built in 1921-'23 at Chantiers Maritime de Paimpol, Fécamp.
3mast barquentine, displacement:350 tons, L. incl. bowsprit:45.50m. L.Hull:34m. B:8m. Draft:3.60m. 1 diesel engine:460 hp. sail area:650m².
In 1924-'29 cod fishing in Newfoundland, Greenland and Iceland, in 1930 sold to a Danish shipowner from Esbjerg as freighter between Denmark and Faroe Islands with coal and sheeps.
In 1953 sold and converted to a schooner, later sold to Sweden and restored, renamed in BLÅ MARITÉ AF TRIPPS, in 2003 sold to a French Foundation in Rouen, now Granville as homeport, crew:7, daypassengers:100, 22 cabins for 40 passengers.

(France 2017, lettre verte, StG.?)
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Re: Marite

Postby FrenchShips » Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:45 pm

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