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Barkentine barquentine

Barkentine barquentine barketeen-3 Masted with Sq rigged on fore mast only with the main and mizen  being fore and aft rigged .It was used for coastal shipping of it's ability to go into the wind with the fore-aft sails, but still has the square sails to catch long wind currents.

Gazela  a three masted barkentine Gazela Primeiro is the oldest, largest wooden square rigger still sailing in the world. She was built in 1883 in Portugal, and probably spent her first 17 years engaged in the coast wise freight trade in Europe. In 1900 she was purchased by the Bensaude family and converted to a dory fisherman, the career in which she spent the next 70 years of her life.she is current owned  and operated by Philadelphia Ship Presevation Guild a private non profit organization.

 

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Barkentine

Amorina  Barkentine Queen of the red seas built 1934

 

 

 


 
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