Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Rah Naward"

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Rah Naward, Daniel Baxter, STA voyage Greenock-Dundee , 07/2002

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Daniel Baxter,
STA voyage Greenock-Dundee,

Rah Naward, MAX (, English Channel , 2001

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MAX (,
English Channel,

Rah Naward, Volker Gries, Sail Travemünde / Cutty Sark 2003 , 08/2003

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Volker Gries,
Sail Travemünde / Cutty Sark 2003,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Rah Naward
Ex-names:Prince William
Type of rigging:BRIGG
Year built:2001
Yard:Appledore, Devon, UK
Overall length:59.35 m
Length (hull):50.20 m
Breadth:9.90 m
Draught:4.55 m
Sail area:1046 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:440 PS
Engine:2 * MTU 330 KW Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 29 Dec 2010

  • in the end of the 1990s the British STA decided to build two new replacement vessels for their topsail schooners "Sir Winston Churchill" and "Malcolm Miller", one of these two new brigs is the "Prince William".
  • hull was built at the Abeking & Rasmussen shipyard, came to Germany (Bremen, Rostock) but before her completion as a sailing ship it was sold to Appledore and was reconstructed and rigged.
  • was built largely through a grant from the Sport England Lottery Fund, corporate and individual donations.
  • named to honour the Prince of Wales what continues a link between youth training and the Royal Family.
  • laid up at Portsmouth Dockyard and later at Hull in 2007 and put for sale.
  • sold in Sept. 2010 to the Navy of Pakistan, rename PNS "Rah Naward".

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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 2002 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(10. aktualisierte und erweiterte Auflage)
Page: 173 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: 239 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact