Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Alliance"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Alliance, Volker Gries, Haikutterregatta Nysted-Rostock 2022 , 08/2022

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Haikutterregatta Nysted-Rostock 2022,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Ex-names:Leclerc de Hauteclocque, Tin-Hinan
Registered port:Marseille
Type of rigging:SCHONER
Type of ship:Dundee Thonier (Thunfischfänger), Gaffelketsch
Year built:1949
Yard:Elie Garnier, Les Sables-d'Olonne, FRA
Overall length:27.00 m
Breadth:6.00 m
Draught:2.60 m
Sail area:350 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:240 PS
Engine:Baudoin Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 06 Nov 2005

  • built 1949 by Elie Garnier, Les Sables-d'Olonne, FRA; first name "Leclerc de Hauteclocque"
  • used in the fishery based in Les Sables-d'Olonne, catch of thun between the Azore islands and Ireland and flatfish during the winter months from November to May in the Gulf of Biscay.
  • after Elie Garnier died in 1966 she was not used for a while.
  • Gaston Parfait purchased the ship, renamed the "Tin-Hinan".
  • 1981 bought by Jacques Vidil, Marseille, general overhaul and rebulding of the ship for charter business and sailing with guests in the Mediterranean until 1984, renamed the "Alliance".


Website (français, 29 Sep 2005):
Goélette Alliance: basic information about the ship, many photos, touristic offers

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.

Ollivier Puget, Jean-Noël Darde
"Partir sur les Grand Voiliers - Le guide pour embarquer"
Guides Balland 2000 ISBN: 2-7158-1277-9
Page: 188 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact