Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Fair Dawn"
Photos of the sailing ship:
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Type of rigging:||KUTTER|
|Type of ship:||Lotsenkutter|
|Yard:||J. Allen + Co., Poole/Dorset, GB|
|Overall length:||13.10 m|
|Length (hull):||9.30 m|
|Sail area:||58 m2|
|Ship's hull:||Holz / Wood|
|Engine:||3 Zyl. Volvo Penta Diesel|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 13 Jul 2000
- she was built as a pilot cutter after plans from the English working boats for the difficult sea conditions in the British channel
- several owners from England, Canada, the US, Gibraltar and last she was based on the Spanish Balearen islands, often rebuilt during her life including changes of her rigging
- found as a yacht in poor condition on Mallorca in 1988, following she was restored
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.
Gert Uwe Detlefsen, Stefan Lipsky, Heinz Trost
"Veteranen- und Museumsschiffe"
Verlag Gert Uwe Detlefsen 1997 ISBN: 3-928473-34-4
(3. umfassend erweiterte Auflage)
Page: 70 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data
Rainer Prüß, Gerd Büker
"Hafenblatt Museumshafen Flensburg e.V."
(Heft Nr. 9, Sonderheft)
Page: 19 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data