Russian Tall Ship Kruzenshtern to Visit Massachusetts Maritime Academy

by OldSailor on July 3, 2009

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Russian tall ship Kruzenshtern, is scheduled to visit Massachusetts Maritime academy (MMA) from July 03 to 06.
Some interesting features of Russian tall ship Kruzenshtern and her visit are:Massachusetts_Maritime_Academy

  • Visit is part of Sail Massachusetts initiative to invite tall ships.
  • Kruzenshtern
    • 376 foot in length, four-masted barque rig
    • sail training vessel of the Baltic Academy in Kalingrad, Russia
    • the second largest traditional sail training vessel in the world still in operation
    • the ship was built in 1927 as Padua in Bremerhave, Germany
    • given to the USSR in 1946 as war reparation after World War II
    • renamed as Kruzenshtern in memory of 19th century Baltic German explorer in Russian service, Adam Johann Krusenstern
    • supported by Tall Ship Friends, a non-profit organization in Hamburg, Germany
  • The vessel can be visited by public on July 03 to 05 from 1200 hours to 1700 hours.

View amazing photographs of Kruzenshtern from, SVSM Gallery.

View some video clips of Kruzenshtern: Kruzenshtern

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