Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Alcyone"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Registered port:Port Townsend
Type of rigging:SCHONER
Year built:1956
Yard:Frank Prothero, Seattle, USA
Overall length:19.80 m
Breadth:4.75 m
Draught:3.00 m
Sail area:430 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:140 PS
Engine:Bedford Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 04 Mar 2000

  • lauched in 1956 after 6 years of building her, built for personal use
  • strong and proven vessel, an ideal platform for teaching both traditional and modern seamanship, worked as sail training vessel in a youth program in 1999 and adult groups and individuals in spring 2,000
  • in September 2,000 the "Alcyone" will start a 2-years trip to Ireland through the Panama Canal and the Caribbean, along the US East Coast, across the Atlantic

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.

American Sail Training Association (ASTA)
"Sail Tall Ships! A Directory of Sail Training and Adventure at Sea"
2000 ISBN: 0-9636483-5-7
(12th Edition)
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