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Photographer:Viktor [View profile]Title:USCGC Eagle WIX327Added:Aug 11, 2010
Photo Category: Traditional rig sailing ships from 120'(36.6m) LOA

Career (Germany) Kriegsmarine
Name: Segelschulschiff Horst Wessel
Namesake: Horst Wessel
Builder: Blohm & Voss
Laid down: 15 February 1936
Launched: 13 June 1936
Commissioned: 17 September 1936
Fate: Transferred to United States
Career (United States)
Commissioned: 15 May 1946
Homeport: United States Coast Guard Academy (New London, Connecticut)
Status: in active service, as of 2010
General characteristics
Class and type: Barque
Displacement: 1,784 long tons (1,813 t) full load
Length: 295 ft (90 m) overall
234 ft (71 m) waterline
Beam: 39 ft 1 in (11.91 m)
Draft: 17 ft 6 in (5.33 m) full load
Propulsion: 1 Caterpillar (C399) diesel engine (1980)
Sail plan: Foremast: 147.3 ft (44.9 m)
Mainmast: 147.3 ft (44.9 m)
Mizzenmast: 132.0 ft (40.2 m)
Sail Area: 22,300 sq ft (2,070 m2)
Speed: 17 kn (31 km/h; 20 mph) under sail
10 kn (19 km/h; 12 mph) under diesel
Range: 5,450 nmi (10,090 km; 6,270 mi) at 7.5 kn (13.9 km/h; 8.6 mph) under diesel
(range under sail unlimited)
Complement: 19 officers, 56 crew,
175 cadets and instructors
Notes: Current Skipper is Captain Eric Jones, USCG
Vessel Identification
Pennant no.:WIX327
Technical Data
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