Ship profile for the sailing ship: "La Grande Hermine"
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Name:||La Grande Hermine|
|Ex-names:||La Route est Belle, Ménestrel|
|Type of rigging:||YAWL|
|Type of ship:||Gaffelyawl|
|Yard:||Fidèle, Marseille, FRA|
|Overall length:||18.10 m|
|Length (hull):||12.78 m|
|Sail area:||142 m2|
|Engine:||MWM D 225 A|
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Last update: 27 Jul 2013
- launched July 04, 1932 at the shipyard Fidèle, Marseille, FRA; first name "La Route est Belle" after the song of André Baugé, who used the boat in this time.
- 1937 change of the owner (François Salles), renamed the "Ménestrel".
- 1959 sold to the Maritime School of the French Mechant Navy in Saint-Malo, FRA; renamed the "La Grande Hermine", the name of several ships of the discoverer Jacques Cartier (1491-1557).
- 1963 sold to the Navy School of Brest, used for sail training.
Contact:Website (français, 04 Feb 2011):
La Grande Hermine: website about her and other ships of the French Navy