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Photographer:Gena Anfimov [View profile]Title:MERIDIANASAdded:Jul 16, 2011
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Photo Category: Traditional rig sailing ships from 120'(36.6m) LOA
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Photo taken 1954 in Baltic sea.
Length with a bowsprit: 51,70 m.; Width: 8,75 m.; Height board: 3,90 m.; Depth: 3,45 m.; DWT: 312,4 t.; BRT: 192 t.; NRT: 177 t.; Area of sails: 840 m².; Main engines:"June Munktell" diesel(Eskilstuna, Sweden); Power: 225 h.p.; Speed on sails: 8 knots.; Speed on engines: 7,5 knots.; Crew: 15 ( 36 cadets ); Laid down on February 22 1947, Launched on 10 June 19 1948, Completed on 30 August 1948, 1 October 1948- The barquentine is transferred the customer The Ministry for Fishery Industry (Soviet Union),
3 May 1949-transferred Klaipeda's maritime school.. The barquentine was built in 1948 by Turku shipyard in Finland. The ship is 1 of 49 similar ships which Finland had to give to Soviet Union as war reparation. Now there are only a small number of them left. It was as a shipboard training ship for cadets of Klaipeda's maritime school until 1967. In March 1969 sailing-boat moored at on right side of Dange’s river side. In 1971 a restaurant was opened. Wooden barquentines, topsail schooners are constructed in Finland 1946-1953 to Soviet Union ... Wooden barquentines: 1."ALPHA" 2."VEGA-II"(http://www.citypocket.com/pietarsaari/5983402.asp?pgid=5983402&lgid=3) 3."HORIZONT" 4."ZENITH" 5."CAPELLA" 6."KROPOTKIN" http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=7927877."MENDELEEV" 8."MERIDIAN" 9."SEKSTAN" 10."SIRIUS" 11."TROPIC" 12."CHAIKA"http://fotki.yandex.ru/next/users/kyps66/album/336107/view/1378150 Topsail schooners: 1."VOSTOK" 2."ZAPAD"-(http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=1320709) 3."KODOR" 4."SEVER" 5."SHTURMAN" 6."YUG" 7."YUNGA" 8."KALMAR" 9."KORALL" 10."IVAN MESYATSEV"http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=790161
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Gena Anfimov on Jul 19, 2011 09:14 (7 years ago)
http://forums.airbase.ru/2010/06/p2262557.html
Gena Anfimov on Jul 19, 2011 08:47 (7 years ago)
http://windgammers.narod.ru/Korabli/Vega.html
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