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Photographer:John Latter [View profile]Title:MORGENSTERAdded:Jun 12, 2010
Photo Category: Traditional rig sailing ships from 120'(36.6m) LOA
The tall ship, Morgenster, a two-masted brig in Dover Harbour just after noon on Wednesday, 2nd of June, 2010.

Built in 1919, the vessel's original name was the Vrouwe Maria (or Vrouw Maria) which was changed to the Morgenster (Morning Star) in 1959.

Behind the ship (from left to right) are the Eastern Arm pier, the Eastern Entrance, and the Southern Breakwater. The photo was taken from the Prince of Wales Pier.

Ship's details

Shipping type: Brig
Homeport: Den Helder, NL
Date built: 1919
Restored: 2008
Crew: 6-10
Capacity: 36 pers.
Daytrips: 90 pers.
Length: 48 m
Beam: 6.64 m
Draught: 2.40 m
Sail: 600 m2
Displacement: 225 ton
Height of mast: 29 m
Engine capacity: 430 HP


Call Sign: PHMY
IMO: 5241657
MMSI: 245136000

Some websites give the IMO as 5241659.

More info on the original Tall Sailing Ships, The Morgenster Two-masted Brig at Noon, Dover Harbour webpage.

John Latter / Jorolat

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Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- De Vrouw Maria (Until 1959 Jan)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Sailing Vessel
Gross tonnage:159 tons
Length:38 m
Beam:8 m
Draught:2.4 m

Additional Information
Build year:1919
AIS Information
Last known position:
18°26’12.6” N, 64°44’56.4” W
Speed, course (heading):
0.3kts, 77° (81°)
Location:Sc De Tenerife
Arrival:19th Oct 2018
18:00:42 UTC
Last update:
16 hours 47 minutes ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 October 16th, 20:00:17 UTCDen Helder
2018 September 17th, 19:00:22 UTCSc De Tenerife
2018 August 14th, 13:00:13 UTCDen Helder
2018 August 10th, 23:00:08 UTCRostock
2018 July 25th, 12:00:29 UTCStavanger
2018 July 22nd, 10:00:55 UTCDen Helder
2018 July 3rd, 14:00:49 UTCHarlingen
2018 June 30th, 15:00:26 UTCScheveningen
2018 June 22nd, 13:00:15 UTCLa Rochelle
2018 June 13th, 19:00:32 UTCBordeaux
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