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Earl of Pembroke - IMO 5370553

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Photographer:David O'Rourke [View profile]Title:Earl of PembrokeAdded:Jun 23, 2007
Photo Category: Traditional rig sailing ships from 120'(36.6m) LOA
Earl of Pembroke moored at the South Quay
King's Lynn, on the 250th anniversary of the birth of George Vancouver, who was born in the town on the 22nd June 1757.From 1791 to 1795 he charted the west coast of North America and negotiated with the Spanish for the return of Nootka Island, which is now known as Vancouver Island.
Photograph taken on the 23/06/2007.
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Orion (Until 1947)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Sailing Vessel
Gross tonnage:174 tons
Summer DWT:229 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1945
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Robert J Smith on Jul 21, 2007 14:29 (10 years ago)
Brilliant photo David.

She was built in 1948 as the ORION. Sold to Square Sail in 1979 and restored between 1985 and 1994 as an 18th century barque.
174 grt

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