Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Général Leclerc BR6768"

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Général Leclerc BR6768, Volker Gries, Sail Brest / Cutty Sark 2002 , 07/2002

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Volker Gries,
Sail Brest / Cutty Sark 2002,
07/2002

Général Leclerc BR6768, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2004 , 07/2004

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Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2004,
07/2004

Général Leclerc BR6768, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2004 , 07/2004

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Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2004,
07/2004

Général Leclerc BR6768, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2008 , 07/2008

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Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2008,
07/2008

Général Leclerc BR6768, Volker Gries, Les Tonnerres de Brest 2012 , 07/2012

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Volker Gries,
Les Tonnerres de Brest 2012,
07/2012

Général Leclerc BR6768, Volker Gries, Sail Brest 2016 , 07/2016

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Volker Gries,
Sail Brest 2016,
07/2016

Général Leclerc BR6768, Volker Gries, Temps fete Douarnenez 2016 , 07/2016

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Volker Gries,
Temps fete Douarnenez 2016,
07/2016

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Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Général Leclerc BR6768
Registered port:Tinduff, Plougastel-Daoulas
Nation:FRA
Type of rigging:KUTTER
Type of ship:Sloop Coquillier
Year built:1948
Yard:Auguste Tertu, Le Fret, FRA
Overall length:15.60 m
Length (hull):11.40 m
Breadth:4.05 m
Draught:1.90 m
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood

Portrait of the sailing ship:

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):
http://www.general-leclerc.fr/
Général Leclerc BR6768: website of the owner with basic data, photos, information about the association, contact address