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Photographer:Manuel Hernández Lafuente [View profile]Title:CREOLEAdded:Oct 27, 2007
Captured:July 01, 2007IMO:8229901Hits:2,534
Location:Valencia, Spain
Photo Category: Traditional rig sailing ships from 120'(36.6m) LOA
Anchored at Valencia road on 01/07/2007.
Call Sign : VSBO9
MMSI : 310390000
Gross Tonnage: 381
Year of build : 1927
Flag : Bermuda 🇧🇲
Dimensions : 65,30 x 9,44 x 5,00 m
Sail area : 2.040 m˛
Main engines : 2 x M.T.U. _ Bhp.: 900, Kw.: 662, Cruise speed : 10 Kn
Shipbuilder : Camper & Nicholsons (Yachts) Ltd. - Gosport (GBR). Yard No. 346
Name of ship : CREOLE, 1983.
Former names : Vira, 1927/10. Creole, 1928/01. Magic Circle, 1939/09. Creole, 1947. Mistral, 1977.
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Guest on Oct 27, 2007 20:48 (10 years ago)
Hi Manuel

Good photograph of this former Tall Ship now back to being a luxury yacht.

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Former names:Mistral, Vira
Registered port:Hamilton
Nation: GB
Year built: 1927
Yard: Camper & Nicholsons, Southampton
Overall length: 65.30 m
Length (hull): 57.80 m
Breadth: 9.40 m
Draught: 5.00 m
Sail area: 2040 m2
Ship's hull: Kunststoff / Plastics
Power: 2500 PS
Engine: Diesel

# a veteran yacht requisitioned during
World War II as an auxiliary naval vessel,
her masts were dismantled and she used
as a mine-sweeper
# she was later redesigned as a yacht by a Greek owner
# took part successfully in the Tall Ships Race
from Torbay to Lisbon in 1956 with a British crew
# converted into a training ship by a Danish
navigation college
# training voyages to Spain, West Africa,
the Carribean, Malaga, Santo Domingo and Boston
# took part in races to Kristianssand and from
Frederikshavn to Amsterdam
# the vessel later underwent expensive overhauling to make her into a luxury yacht once again


Steve Ellwood
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