Category:Sobraon (ship, 1866)

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English: Sobraon was a composite full-rigged ship and was built of teak and iron in 1866 by A. Hall, Aberdeen for Lowther, Maxton & Co., London. Dimensions: 272 × 40 × 27.3 ft (82.9 × 12.2 × 8.3 m)[1] and tonnage: 2131 GRT, 2131 NRT and 2089 tons under deck. She was the largest composite sailing ship ever built. Originally rigged with skysails. 1897-1911 the Sobraon was a training ship of the „Society for the Relief of Destitute Children“ in NSW (AUS)[2]. 1911 sold to the Commonwealth Government and was renamed HMAS Tingara. Converted into a training ship for boys entering the Australian Navy. 1927 sold and moored in Berry's Bay, Sydney and boken up in 1941.[3]

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