Großherzogin Elisabeth (ship)
Großherzogin Elisabeth is a 1909 German sailing ship built as the San Antonio, a replacement for the 1907 freighter San Antonio which had been lost in a collision at sea.
Großherzogin Elisabeth moored in Amsterdam
|Name:||San Antonio (1909-1973)|
|Owner:||Andreas Hammerstein (1909–1947)|
|Builder:||Built on a shipyard in Alblasserdam, the Netherlands|
|Launched:||19 August 1909|
|Namesake:||Duchess Elisabeth Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin|
|Length:||63.7 m (209 ft)|
|Beam:||8.23 m (27.0 ft)|
|Draft:||2.7 m (8 ft 10 in)|
|Installed power:||400 hp (300 kW) Diesel|
|Notes:||Sail area: 1,010 m²|
In 1982, the ship was sold to the Kreis of Wesermarsch and the sail training club Schulschiffverein „Großherzogin Elisabeth“ e. V. was founded. Since 1993, the club has been owner of the ship.
Today, Großherzogin Elisabeth is primarily used for sail training and is based in Elsfleth.
- "Chronik – Das Schiff – Grossherzogin Elisabeth". Schulschiffverein “Großherzogin Elisabeth” e. V. Retrieved May 17, 2012.
- tallship-fan.de Großherzogin Elisabeth Ship Profile, 4 November 2001.
- "Das Schiff – Grossherzogin Elisabeth". Schulschiffverein “Großherzogin Elisabeth” e. V. Retrieved May 17, 2012.