Bowsprite

the Peking, Pier 16

Posted in Uncategorized by bowsprite on 2008/05/24

Four-masted steel barque Peking
Built: 1911 by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, Germany
Material: Steel and wood
Length: 321 ft. (98m) / Breadth: 47 ft. (14m) Draft: 15 ft. (5m)
Gross tonnage: 3100 / Net tonnage: 2883

She was one of the Flying P-Liners: Petschili (1903), Pamir (1905), Passat (also 1911), Pola (1916), Priwall (1917), and others.

(more on the Peking and her haulout to Caddell Drydock to come!)

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