Ship profile for the sailing ship: "HMS Tecumseth"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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HMS Tecumseth, Steve Tompkins, Chicago , 08/2000

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Steve Tompkins,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:HMS Tecumseth
Registered port:Penetanguishene
Year built:1992
Yard:St. Thomas, Ontario, CAN
Overall length:37.00 m
Length (hull):21.30 m
Breadth:8.80 m
Draught:2.40 m
Sail area:451 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:360 PS

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 01 Dec 2000

  • replica of the 19th century British war schooner "Tecumseth", which served with the Royal Naval Establishment (now Discovery Harbour) at Penetanguishene, the original ship was active on Lake Huron (Great Lakes) after the War of 1812, used for defense and transport from the Royal Navy base, built in Chippewa in 1814
  • replica was designed from original British admiralty plans and has been built to appear as close as possible to the original ship, commissioned at the 1994 Georgian Bay Marine Heritage Festival
  • operated by the Marine Heritage Association a non-profit organization dedicated to preservation of the art of sailing, sails sail training voyages of about a week on the Georgian Bay (Great Lakes)

Literature for further reading:

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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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