Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Shenandoah"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Shenandoah
Registered port:Vineyard Haven, MA
Nation:USA
Type of rigging:TOPPSEGELSCHONER
Year built:1964
Yard:Havey F. Gamage, South Bristol, Maine
Overall length:46.20 m
Length (hull):34.60 m
Breadth:7.00 m
Draught:3.30 m
Sail area:630 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Engine:keine/none

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 01 May 2000

  • looks like a Revenue Cutter from about 1850
  • opereated by Coastwise Packet Company since 1963, sailed with passengers for hire
  • today she often sails with youngsters of the southern New England coast, where everybody gets involved in sailing and cleaning the ship or with older people to whaling or privateering ports ('sail training and windjammer cruises')
  • registered as a Passenger Vessel, has to pass regular US Coast Guard inspections

Contact:

Website (English, 13 Apr 2000):
http://www.coastwisepacket.com/
Coastwise Packet Company homepage: the owner of the Shenandoah and Alabama, photos and some technical description of the ships, contact address

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.

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 1997 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(9. aktualisierte Auflage)
Page: 360 Source with history Source with technical data

Giancarlo Schiavoni
"Unter Segeln, die grossen Windjammer auf den Weltmeeren"
Koehlers Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 1994 ISBN: 3-7822-0605-3
(ital. Originalausgabe: "La nave a vela")
Page: 169 Source with picture

Anthony Churchill
"Sail to Adventure"
ISBN: 0 948337 05 2
Page: 172 Source with picture Source with history Quelle with contact

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)
Page: 232 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 2002 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(10. aktualisierte und erweiterte Auflage)
Page: 410 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

American Sail Training Association (ASTA)
"Sail Tall Ships! A Directory of Sail Training and Adventure at Sea"
2007 ISBN: 978-0-9799878-0-9
(17th Edition)
Page: 257 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact