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Category:R. Tucker Thompson (ship, 1985)


  • Type: Gaff-rigged Topsail Schooner
  • Design by: Pete Culler, based on a halibut schooner and a replica of vessels that plied their trade on the Pacific West Coast of the USA in the early 19th century.
  • Order date:
  • Built by: Started by Robert Tucker Thompson and his son Tod. Later Tod and Russell Harris. Northland, New Zealand
  • Yard No:
  • Keel laid:
  • Launch date: 12.10.1985
  • Date of completion: 1985
  • Length over all: 26 m
  • Deck: 20 m
  • Beam: 4.9 m
  • Draught: 2.59 m
  • GRT:
  • DWT: 44
  • NET:
  • Sail area: 300 m2
  • Main engine:
  • Speed: kn


  • 1985 Named: R. TUCKER THOMPSON for the R. Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust. Flag: New Zealand
  • 1993 Russell Harris purchased Tod Thompson’s shares
  • 04.06.2006 Gifted to the people of Te Tai Tokerau Northland.

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