Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Russian tall ship STS Sedov in Öresund

Early this morning the imposing Russian tall ship STS Sedov passed by: 

Here are some facts about the Sedov: 

STS Sedov (Russian: Седов), formerly Magdalene Vinnen II (1921–1936) and Kommodore Johnsen (–1948), is a four-masted steel barque that for almost 80 years was the largest traditional sailing ship in operation. Originally built as a German cargo ship, Sedov is today a sail training vessel, training cadets from the universities of Murmansk, Saint Petersburg and Arkhangelsk. She participates regularly in the big maritime international events as a privileged host and has also been a regular participant in The Tall Ships' Races. (Wiki)

The ship´s length is 117.5 m. 

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