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Tall Ships - Earl of Pembroke
Earl of Pembroke
Earl of Pembroke

Earl of Pembroke is the second largest of Square Sail's fleet.

The ship was originally called Orion.

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Owners and operators of Phoenix, Earl of Pembroke and Kaskelot.

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Rig: Three masted Barque Single Topsail

Length overall:
145 feet

Beam: 24 feet

Draught: 10.5 feet

Air: Draught 92.5 feet

Gross Reg. Tonnage:
174 tons

Displacement: 38 tons

Area of Sail:
9500 square feet

No. of Sails: 14

Crew: 15

Hull: Built by Albert Svenson of Pukavik, Sweden in 1948

Engine: MAN 6-cylinder, 300 h.p. Single bladed propeller.

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Pembroke was built in Pukavik, Sweden as one of the last three masted sailing schooners, in 1945.

She traded timber in the Baltic and British East Coast until being laid up in Thisted, Denmark in 1974.

Square Sail purchased her in 1979 and she underwent a complete restoration which commenced in 1985.

In 1994, she was commissioned as the three masted 18th century wooden barque that she is today.

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