Category:IMO 6109345

ShipEdit

  • Type: Three-mast barque
  • Design by:
  • Order date:
  • Built by: Blohm & Voss Schiffswerft und Maschinenfabrik
  • Yard No: 495
  • Keel laid: 02.12.1932
  • Launch date: 03.05.1933
  • Date of completion: 26.06.1933
  • Length over all: 82.1 m
  • LPP: m
  • Beam: 12 m
  • Draught: 5.2 m
  • GRT:
  • DWT:
  • NET: 1510
  • Main mast: 41.30 m high
  • 23 sails totalling 1753 m²
  • Main engine: 410 kW (550 hp)
  • Speed: 9 kn

The ship has over 300 tons of steel ballast in the keel to give her a righting moment large enough to bring her back in the upright position even when she heels over to nearly 90 °.

HistoryEdit

  • 1933 Named: GORCH FOCK for the German Reichsmarine as a training vessel Flag: Germany
  • 1939 Stationary office ship in Stralsund
  • 19.04.1944 In service again
  • 01.05.1945 Scuttled in shallow waters off Rügen in an attempt to avoid capture by the Russian troops.
  • 1947 Raised and salvaged
  • 1948 to 1950 Restored
  • 1951 Renamed: TOVARISHCH ("Comrade" in Russian) and put into service as a training vessel. Flag: Russia
  • 1957 Made a voyage around the world
  • 1974 Won the Operation Sail race
  • 1976 Won the Operation Sail race
  • 1991 Flag: Ukraine
  • 1993 Out of service due to a lack of funds
  • 1995 Sailed to Newcastle-upon-Tyne for repairs, which never began
  • 1999 Moved to Wilhelmshaven and finally acquired by private sponsors and stayed in dock
  • 2003 Tranferred to her original home port Stralsund, Germany Flag: Germany
  • 29.11.2003 Renamed: GORG FOCK and serves as museum ship
    • MMSI: 211210280
    • Callsign: DRAX
  • Look up "IMO 6109345"

Subcategories

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Last modified on 29 June 2012, at 23:22