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The tallship Soren Larsen is a brigantine built 1948–1949 in Nykøbing Mors, Denmark.
Its current homebase is Auckland, New Zealand. The ship undertakes adventure sail training for people of all ages in New Zealand and through the islands of the South Pacific, with 22 paying and 13 permanent crew. In late 2011 she was purchased by Sydney Harbour Tallships, who also own and operate Southern Swan (formerly Our Svanen) around Sydney Harbour. Soren Larsen will continue to sail in the South Pacific. Soren Larsen was Flag Ship for Australia's Bicentennial First Fleet reenactment. In 1991 Soren Larsen sailed around Cape Horn.
The ship was one of seven ships used when filming the British BBC TV-series Onedin Line.
Statsraad Lehmkuhl is a three-masted steel barque, built in 1914 in Bremerhaven, Germany as a training ship. In 1978, she was donated to the Stiftelsen Seilskipet Statsraad Lehmkuhl Foundation which now owns and operates the ship.
Christian Radich is a Norwegian full rigged ship, named after a Norwegian shipowner. The vessel was built at Framnæs shipyard in Sandefjord, Norway, and was delivered on 17 June 1937. The owner was The Christian Radich Sail Training Foundation established by a grant from an officer of that name.
The vessel is a full rigged three masted steel hull, 62.5 m long, with an overall length of 73 m including the bowsprit and a maximum width of 9.7 m. She has a draught of about 4.7 meters and a displacement at full load of 1050 tons. Under engine power, the Christian Radich reaches a top speed of 10 knots, while she can make up to 14 knots under sail.
The crew is 18 all together. It can accommodate 88 passengers. The Christian Radich is well known through the international release in 1958 of the Cinemiracle widescreen movie Windjammer. The Christian Radich sailed to the United States in 1976 as part of the Bicentennial Celebration, and partook in the Operation Sail parade in New York Harbor on 4 July 1976. The ship also appeared as herself in the 1970s BBC TV series The Onedin Line, as one of James Onedin's ships.
The vessel was built for training sailors for the Norwegian merchant navy,
Once the largest and most expensive engineering project the world had ever seen, the Panama Canal is in danger of becoming obsolete. Join host Danny Forster as he explores the new, $5.25 Billion expansion project.
The Grand Turk was a three-masted sixth-rate frigate, designed to represent a generic Nelson-age warship, with her design greatly inspired by HMS Blandford (1741). The ship was built in Marmaris, Turkey, in 1996 to provide a replica of a frigate for the production of the ITV series adapted from the novels about Royal Navy officer Horatio Hornblower by C. S. Forester. Nowadays the tall ship is used mainly in sailing events, for corporate or private charter, and for receptions in her spacious saloon or on her deck. Since 2010 the ship has been based at Saint-Malo, Brittany, and has been renamed Étoile du Roy ("King's Star").
The frigate was designed by Michael Turk of Turks Shipyard Ltd. of Chatham, which was established in 1710. She was constructed of iroko planking over laminated mahogany frames. She has an overall length of 152 ft (46 m), and is 97 ft (30 m) at the waterline, with a beam of 34 ft (10 m) and a draught of 10 ft (3.0 m). The frigate is square-rigged on three masts with a sail area of 8,500 sq ft (790 m), and has two 400 hp (298 kW) Kelvin TAS8 diesel engines, and a 60 hp (45 kW) bow thruster, as well as four AC generators for electrical power.
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