Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Brigantes"
Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Registered port:||Port Victoria|
|Type of rigging:||BRIGANTINE|
|Yard:||C. Lühring, Brake/Hammelwarden, GER|
|Overall length:||38.25 m|
|Sail area:||495 m2|
|Ship's hull:||Eisen / Iron|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 19 Mar 2023
- built in 1911 at the German shipyard C. Lühring in Brake/Hammelwarden, first name "Meta", used as a merchant ship on the North Sea and Baltic Sea.
- handed over to France in 1920 as reparations, equipped with the first ship's engine.
- registered in Italy in Viareggio and Livorno in the 1930s.
- converted to a pure motor cargo ship in the 1950s, renamed "Onice", last uses started from Sicily in Italy, finally laid up in Trapani.
- 2016 takeover by new owners who started a restoration at the Daromarci shipyard as merchant sailing ship, launched again in 1919 after hull overhaul, renamed the "Brigantes", ongoing work on equipment and rigging.
- plans to transport under sails fair traded products like coffee, cocoa or rum between America and Europe (Mediterranean).
Contact:Website (italiano/deutsch, 19 Mar 2023):
SV Brigantes: project for cargo sailing, some history, data and photos of the ship, contact