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Photo Details
Photographer:Hans [View profile]Title:ElbeAdded:Dec 01, 2006
Photo Category: Museum Ships
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Greenpeace (Until 2002 Jan)
- Maryland (Until 1985)
- Elbe (Until 1977)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Museum Ship
Gross tonnage:657 tons
Summer DWT:271 tons
Length:59 m
Beam:12 m
Draught:4.6 m

Additional Information
Home port:Rotterdam
Build year:1959
AIS Information
Last known position:
51°54’59.52” N, 4°14’48.72” E
Speed, course (heading):
0kts, 15° (215°)
Arrival:16th Oct 2021
17:00:30 UTC
Last update:
34 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 September 4th, 06:30:16 UTCMaassluis
2018 August 31st, 10:00:53 UTCDelfzijl
2018 August 19th, 19:30:39 UTCMaassluis
2018 August 9th, 11:00:23 UTCRotterdam
2018 June 29th, 15:00:00 UTCScheveningen
2018 June 27th, 09:00:07 UTCScheveveningen
2018 June 27th, 09:00:04 UTCScheveningen
2018 June 23rd, 15:30:05 UTCScheveningen
2018 June 21st, 22:30:59 UTCMaassluis
2018 May 31st, 17:30:06 UTCNlrdam
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Photo Comments (1)

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immen on Dec 01, 2006 19:37 (14 years ago)
Ex: 1959 ELBE, 1977 MARYLAND, 1985 GONDWANA, 1985 GREENPEACE, 2002 ELBE
Sistership: CLYDE
Registered: LR60-61:59532
IMO 5100427 /(PAN)ON 7160-BM /(USA)ON 584660 /(NLD)IVR 27.17927
826 GRT, 106 NRT,
Loa:58,09m(52,15), B:11,23m, D:4,977m(5,44) (190'7"(171'1")x36'10"x16'3,5"(17'10"))
Machinery:1 scr, 2x diesel 4tew 6cyl Smit-MAN type RB-666/7, 4000bhp total
Tuned up 1963 2780bhp-2944kW, (4500bhp-4000ihp total)
Speed: 13kn

1958 -14/10: Launched by "J. & K. Smit's Scheepswerf" at Kinderdijk (NLD) (YN 867)
1959 -24/02: Delivered to "L. Smit & Co's Internationale Sleepdienst" at Rotterdam (NLD) (Capt. A. Poot)("Smit Internationale Sleepbootmaatschappij 'ELBE' BV")(NLD flag, regd Rotterdam, c/s PDWN)
196x: Remeasured 797 GRT, 75 NRT
1976 -xx/10: Rebuilt at Cobh, Ireland as pilot-vessel by "Verolme United Shipyards"
1977: To "Association of Maryland Pilots" at Baltimore (USA), renamed MARYLAND (PAN flag, regd Panama, ON 7160-BM, c/s HO-2169, 897 GRT, 75 NRT, 3160bhp-2324kW, sp 16kn)
1985: To "Green Peace (Rainbow Warrior Holdings) Ltd" at London (GBR), renamed GONDWANA
1985 -31/05: Arrived at "Oranjewerf" at Amsterdam and rebuilt
1985 -18/08: To "Green Peace International Inc" at Miami, Fl. (USA), renamed GREENPEACE(USA flag, regd Baltimore, ON 584660, c/s WSJ4810, 887 GRT, 603 NRT)
1986: Helicopter pad added
198x: (NLD flag, ON 17927, c/s PC8023)
1995: Damaged, confiscated and crew emprisoned by the French in the Mururoa anti-nuclear action, released after 6 months
2002 -xx/01: Instead of scrapping, donated to the Harbour Museum in Rotterdam (NLD) for preservation restored to her original state by the "SMCR - Stichting Maritieme Collectie Rijnmond", Re-renamed ELBE (NLD flag, regd Rotterdam, IVR 27.17927, c/s PDWN)
2004 -30/07: Sank at her berth after being perforated by the bulb of ', testing her engines and breaking her moorings
2004: Raised and towed to the Wärtsilä yard in the Wilhelminahaven at Schiedam for engine preservation
2004 -27/10: Sank on the yard (by criminal act opening the valves), sold by owner to shipbreaker Henk Poot at Ridderkerk
2004: Raised
2005 -12/02: Finally berthed at the Govert van Wijnkade at Maassluis (NLD) as local monument(being towed by the 'Eerland 23', 'Lek' and 'Mehari')
2005 -12/02: Sold by Henk Poot to the conservation society "SMCR - Stichting Maritieme Collectie Rijnmond" for 1 symbolic euro
2006: In existence, restoration restarted

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