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Danmark – Denmark

Danish Sailing Ship Danmark Leaving Lake Union
Danish Sailing Ship Danmark Leaving Lake Union
Krantz, Ray
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Length overall: 253’
Beam: 33’
Draft: 15’
Hull: Steel
Rig: Ship
Year built: 1933
Home port: Copenhagen
Launched in 1932 to train officers for the Danish Merchant Navy, the steel-hulled, double-bottomed Danmark  A three-masted, full-rigged ship.  s built at Nakskov Shipyard in Denmark in 1933. The masts from fore to aft: foremast, mainmast and mizzenmast. DANMARK can be rigged with 26 sails with a area of 1,632 m2 and can be rigged with fifteen square sails, five sails on each mast, and ten staysails, of which four are headsails, while the others are sails that can be rigged between the three masts of the ship. Finally, the mizzenmast is rigged with a spanker. was destined to have a significant impact upon U.S. military training. Visiting the New York World’s Fair when war broke out in 1939, she and her crew were offered to the Coast Guard. Modernization in 1959 cut the Danmark’s capacity from 120 cadets to eighty. This 249-foot ship serves the Danish marine Authority from her home port in Copenhagen.
 
 
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