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Photographer:Gerda & Frederik Plets [View profile]Title:RIVER RUPELAdded:Oct 26, 2007
Photo Category: Shipping
Overview river Rupel to Klein-Willebroek side, seen from the bank of the river in bank Boom (Belgium) 14/10/2007

Overview from left to right:

Vrouwe Nele (Willebroek) > Flatbottem boat in steel built: 1896 as Coalsship but converted and renovated in 2006 into a two-master schooner
Length: 31m

A996 Albatros (Zeebrugge) Belgian Navy:> Assisting Vessel (Coast Guard)
Built: 1967 / LxBxDr: 27,7x6,97x2,7m / Speed: 11 kn / Crew: 8
Ex-Name: Westgat (67-77) by the Dutch Navy

Gaffschooner Rupel owner T-Intrim > built 1996 at the Steenschuit in Boom in a project with unemployeds. LxBxD:22,5x4,8x2,3m / speed: 8 kn
G.T.:35 / highest mast: 22m / homeport: BOOM

Lagune (Klein-Wilebroek) > a small Belgian yacht

Heen En Weer (Hingene) > Small passengers ferry between Boom and Klein-Willebroek witch a capacity of 30 passengers.
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Gerda & Frederik Plets on Oct 26, 2007 01:28 (10 years ago)
Hello Frank,
Thanks for the info of gaffschooner Rupel.
Her homeport is BOOM and not Ostend like you wrote, all the other information is right.
See or picture of her at Antwerp 2006:
Frederik & Gerda :-D
Frank Behrends on Oct 24, 2007 17:34 (10 years ago)
Thanks for posting this nice composition, Gerda and Frederik :-)

The sailingvessel is gaffschooner [b">Rupel[/b">
built in 1996 at Steenschuit yard in Boom

Naam: T.S. Rupel
Type: gaffelschoener
Tewaterlating : 1996
Verblijfplaats: Oostende
Lengte: 22,5 meter
Breedte: 4,8 meter
Masthoogte: 22 meter
Gewicht: 35 ton
Snelheid: 7 tot 8 knopen

t-groep Rupel

Regards, Frank
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