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Mircea (ship)

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Name  Mircea
Status  in service
Length  82 m
Acquired  17 May 1938
Launched  1938
Builder  Blohm + Voss
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The Mircea is a three masted barque, built in 1938 in Hamburg by the Blohm & Voss shipyard as a training vessel for the Romanian Navy. Her design is based on the successful plans of the Gorch Fock; the last of a series of four sister ships. The ship is named after the Wallachian Prince Mircea the Elder. After World War II she was temporarily taken over by the USSR, but later returned to Romania. In 1966, she was overhauled by Blohm & Voss.

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The Romanian Navy had an older ship with the same name which was operational from 1882 to 1944.

Specifications

Mircea (ship) Mircea Regata Marilor Veliere 2016
  • Rump length: 73,7 m
  • Overall length: 82,1 m
  • Width: 12 m
  • Height: 42 m
  • Depth: 5,2 m
  • Sail surface: 1800 m² (23 sails)
  • Crew: 210
  • Speed: 10 knots (approximately 19 km/h)
  • Engine: 809 kW (diesel)
  • Sister ships

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  • Gorch Fock I (1933, ex Tovarishch (1951 to 2003))
  • USCGC Eagle (1936, ex Horst Wessel)
  • NRP Sagres (1937, ex Albert Leo Schlageter)
  • Herbert Norkus (begun 1939, unfinished)
  • Gorch Fock II (1958)
  • Gallery

    Mircea at Toulon, Tall Ships’ Races, 2007
    Mircea at Brest, 2008
    Mircea at Heraklion, 2016
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    Mircea (ship) Mircea ship Wikiwand
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    References

    Mircea (ship) Wikipedia


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