NRP Sagres

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NRP Sagres, the third of that name, is a Portugues tall ship, built in the 1930s in Germany as Albert Leo Schlageter, a sister of the Gorch Fock (1933). The earlier Sagres (II) has returned to Germany, as Rickmer Rickmers.

Ship[edit]

  • Type: BARK
  • 1937 Built by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, Germany
  • Overall length: 89.50 m
  • Length (hull): 81.20 m
  • Breadth: 12.00 m
  • Draught: 5.50 m
  • Sail area: 1796 m2
  • Ship's hull: Stahl / Steel
  • Main engine: MAN Diesel, 750 Pk

History[edit]

  • 1937 Named: Albert Leo Schlageter as sailing training ship ordered by the German Navy Used for occasional training during World War II at the Baltic Sea, damaged by a mine Flag: Germany
  • 1945 Taken by the USA as reparation for the war
  • 1948 Passed on to Brazil Renamed: Guanabara Flag: Brazil
  • End 1961: Taken over by the Portuguese Navy Renamed: Sagres II (after a harbour town) Registered port: Lissabon Flag: Portugal
    • MMSI Number: 263141000