Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Creoula"

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Creoula, Volker Gries, Sail Brest 2016 , 07/2016

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Sail Brest 2016,
07/2016

Creoula, Volker Gries, Sail Brest 2016 , 07/2016

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Sail Brest 2016,
07/2016

Creoula, Volker Gries, Sail Brest 2016 , 07/2016

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Sail Brest 2016,
07/2016

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Creoula
Registered port:Lissabon
Nation:PO
Type of rigging:4-MAST-SCHONER
Year built:1937
Yard:Estaleiros Navais de Lisboa, Cia. Uniao Fabril, Lisboa, PO
Overall length:67.40 m
Breadth:9.90 m
Draught:4.10 m
Sail area:1364 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:480 PS
Engine:6 Zyl. Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 11 Jul 2021

  • built 1937 at the shipyard Companhia União Fabril in Lisbon, PO for the fishing company Parceria Geral de Pescas Lda. commissioning on May 19, 1937; until 1973 she belonged to the Portuguese fishing fleet, which operated at the Grand Banks until the 1970s fishing for cod.
  • between April and September she was used in cod fishing campaigns in Newfoundland and Greenland, during the winter maintained and fitted in the habour.
  • laid up in Lisbon since 1973, 1979 purchased by the Portuguese Ministry of Fishery to be converted to a museum ship at the shipyard H. Parry & Son in Lisbon, because of the excellent condition of the hull she was completely fitted for sailing again, and in 1987 commissioned as sail training vessel for the Portuguese Navy and the Academy for Fishing.

Last tracked position of the ship:

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Last tracked position of the ship Creoula

Contact:

Website (portugueis, 11 Jul 2021):
http://lmc-creoula.blogspot.com/
Creoula: weblog of the ship with news and photos

Website (português, 11 Jul 2021):
https://www.marinha.pt/pt/os_meios/veleiros/Paginas/ntm-creoula.aspxnew
Creoula: website of the ship by the Portuguese Navy with photos and specification

Literature for further reading:

We recommend the following references for your further research of the ship. The references marked with have been included in the generation of the ship profile on this page.

Ollivier Puget, Jean-Noël Darde
"Partir sur les Grand Voiliers - Le guide pour embarquer"
Guides Balland 2000 ISBN: 2-7158-1277-9
Page: 70 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 1997 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(9. aktualisierte Auflage)
Page: 268 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

Giancarlo Schiavoni
"Unter Segeln, die grossen Windjammer auf den Weltmeeren"
Koehlers Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 1994 ISBN: 3-7822-0605-3
(ital. Originalausgabe: "La nave a vela")
Page: 88 Source with picture

Anthony Churchill
"Sail to Adventure"
ISBN: 0 948337 05 2
Page: 52 Source with picture Source with history Quelle with contact

"Faszination Segelschiffe"
Ein interaktives Informationssystem auf CD-ROM 1998
(2. überarbeitete Auflage)
Source with technical data Quelle with contact

Thaddeus Koza
"Tall Ships - the Fleet of the 21th Century"
Tide-Mark Press, East Hartford 2000 ISBN: 1-55949-551-0
(http://www.tallshipsinternational.com/)
Page: 57 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 2002 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(10. aktualisierte und erweiterte Auflage)
Page: 300 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data