Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Général Leclerc BR6768"
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Name:||Général Leclerc BR6768|
|Registered port:||Tinduff, Plougastel-Daoulas|
|Type of rigging:||KUTTER|
|Type of ship:||Sloop Coquillier|
|Yard:||Auguste Tertu, Le Fret, FRA|
|Overall length:||15.60 m|
|Length (hull):||11.40 m|
|Ship's hull:||Holz / Wood|
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Last update: 19 Mar 2011
- built in 1948 at the shipyard M. Auguste Tertu, Le Fret, FRA for scallop fishing in the Bay of Brest, since 1951-52 fitted with an auxilliary engine, owner Pierre Kervella, Plougastel-Daoulas, FRA.
- 1973 decommissioned from the fishery.
- sold to Dutch owners who began to restore her.
- since 1987 owned by the association Lenn Vor, which professionally restored the ship, operated as maritime cultural monument and active sailing veteran, visits many sailing events of the region.
- since 2005 she is acknowledged as a historic monument.
- named to honour Philippe de Hauteclocque alias Jacques-Philippe Leclerc (1902-1947), a French general in World War II.
Contact:Website (français, 02 Jan 2010):
Général Leclerc BR6768: website of the owner with basic data, photos, information about the association, contact address