Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Dunbrody"
Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Registered port:||New Ross|
|Type of rigging:||BARK|
|Yard:||New Ross Boatyard|
|Overall length:||53.70 m|
|Sail area:||960 m2|
|Ship's hull:||Holz / Wood|
|Engine:||2 Zyl. Diesel|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 30 Dec 1999
- replica of the "Dunbrody", a tree masted barque, originally built in Quebec/Canada for the Graves Family of New Ross in 1845, the original "Dunbrody" carried many emigrants to the New World from 1845 to 1870
- the new Dunbrody will house an educational exhibition re-enacting the life on board the ship as she carried passengers from New Ross to the US and Canada in the middle of the last century, exhibition is the result of extensive research carried out over severeal years by the Kennedy Trust, using source data which includes material from Dunbrody's ship's box, and original manuscripts including passenger lists
- launched in February 2001, will be opened to visitors from May 2001 at the quayside in New Ross
Contact:Website (English, 05 Dec 1999):
Dunbrody & the Spirit od Ireland: building of the replica of the Dunbrody, photos, historical facts, contact address, the maiden voyage, interactive tour of the ship, the local maritime museum, merchandise and how to find the ship
Literature for further reading:
We recommend the following references for your further research of the ship. The references marked with have been included in the generation of the ship profile on this page.
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 2002 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(10. aktualisierte und erweiterte Auflage)
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