Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Tres Hombres"
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Base port:||Den Helder|
|Type of rigging:||BRIGANTINE|
|Yard:||Burmester, Swinemünde, PL|
|Overall length:||32.00 m|
|Length (hull):||25.00 m|
|Sail area:||315 m2|
|Ship's hull:||Komposit / Composite|
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Last update: 17 Jul 2014
- built in 1943 as a fishing cutter but intended for military support purposes at a shipyard in Swinemünde.
- after 1945 converted to a real fishing cutter and used under the name "Seeadler" in the Bay of Kiel.
- 1979 sold to Ireland, until 1984 used as a ferry between Rossaveel and the Aran islands.
- 1986 towed to Delft, NL and without use.
- 2007 rediscovered by Andreas Lackner, Arjen van der Veen and Jorne Langelaan, conversion into a sailing cargo ship, rigged as a brigantine, removal of the engine, renamed the "Tres Hombres".
- since 2009 she transports cargo on a route between Europe, South and Central America and islands in the Atlantic.