Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Étoile du Roy"
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Name:||Étoile du Roy|
|Registered port:||St. Malo|
|Type of rigging:||VOLLSCHIFF|
|Type of ship:||Replik Fregatte 18. Jhd.|
|Yard:||Yalgingburs, Mamaris, Turkey|
|Overall length:||46.30 m|
|Length (hull):||36.40 m|
|Sail area:||790 m2|
|Ship's hull:||Holz / Wood|
|Engine:||2 x 450 PS Kelvin Diesel|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 18 Jan 2014
- conceived and built primarily as an action vehicle for the film and television industry replica of an 18th century man-o-war ship based on drawings of a sixth rate French frigate named "Blanford", of the type that took part in the battle of Trafalgar.
- fitted with two marine diesel engines, a bow thruster and four generators.
- used as film ship in the "Heratio Hornblower" TV series as "HMS Indefatigable" and the film "Longitude".
- open for visitors in London, St. Katharine's Haven, with on-board exhibitions illustrating the life on a war ship during the 18th-19th century.
- 2010 sold to France, registered in St. Malo and renamed the "Étoile du Roy".
- installation of a new figurehead in St. Malo during the Tall Ships Races event in July 2012, the figure shows the female pirate Violette de la Hisse, figure was made by Valérie Gauthier (story) and Stéphane Desdouets.
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Literature for further reading:
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"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 2002 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(10. aktualisierte und erweiterte Auflage)
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