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BALTIMORE STAR-SPANGLED SAILABRATION
June 13-19, 2012

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NVe Cisne Branco (Brazil)


NVe Cisne Branco (Brazil)
NVe Cisne Branco (White Swan)

Flag: Brazil
Length: 74 m (249 ft)
Beam: 10 m (34 ft)
Height: 46 m (152 ft)
Draft: 4 m (15 ft)
Sail plan: 15 sails
Crew: 72
Launched: 1999

Purpose: Cisne Branco is normally used in national
and international representation activities to
showcase the Brazilian Navy and Brazilian
culture. As well, she is used as an instructional
sailing ship by the cadets of the Brazilian Naval
School, Academy of Merchant Marine, and other
naval schools.

 
       
 
ARM Cuauhtemoc (Mexico)

ARM Cuauhtemoc (Mexico)
ARM Cuauhtémoc

Flag: Mexico
Displacement: 1,800 tons
Length: 67 m (220 ft)
Beam: 12 m (39 ft)
Height:
Draft: 5 m (18 ft)
Sail area: 25,489 sq ft
Crew: 186 (90 trainees)
Launched: 1982

Purpose: A sail training vessel of the Mexican Navy,
named for the last Aztec Emperor Cuauhtémoc who was
captured and executed in 1525. An ambassador for her
home country and a frequent visitor to world ports.
 
 
ARM Cuauhtemoc (Mexico)

ARM Cuauhtemoc (Mexico)

ARM Cuauhtemoc (Mexico)
 
ARM Cuauhtemoc (Mexico)

ARM Cuauhtemoc (Mexico)

ARM Cuauhtemoc (Mexico)
       
 
BAE Guayas (Ecuador)

BAE Guayas (Ecuador)
BAE Guayas

Flag: Ecuador
Displacement: 1,300 tons
Length: 78 m (257 ft)
Beam: 10 m (33 ft)
Draft: 4 m (14 ft)
Sail area: 15,200 sq ft
Crew: 35 officers/120 crew
Launched: 1976


Purpose: A sail training ship of the Ecuadoran Navy,
named jointly in honor of Chief Guayas (of the Huancavilcas
in the coastal plains of modern Ecuador), the Guayas river,
and Guayas (the first steamship constructed in South America
in 1841 and is displayed on the Ecuadorian coat of arms).

 

 
BAE Guayas (Ecuador)

BAE Guayas (Ecuador)

BAE Guayas (Ecuador) & ARC Gloria (Colombia)
       
 
ARC Gloria (Colombia)

ARC Gloria (Colombia)
ARC Gloria

Flag: Colombia
Displacement: 1,300 tons
Length: 76 m (249 ft)
Beam: 12 m (35 ft)
Height: 40 m (131 ft)
Draft: 4.8 m (16 ft)
Sail area: 18,234 sq ft
Crew: 163 (81 cadets)
Launched: 1968

Purpose: A sail training vessel and flagship
of the Colombian Navy.
 
ARC Gloria (Colombia)

ARC Gloria (Colombia) & USCGC Eagle (US)

J. Millard Tawes  (MD-DNR) & BAE Guayas (Ecuador)
       
 
USCGC Eagle (US)
USCGC Eagle

Flag: United States of America
Displacement: 1,784 tons
Length: 90 m (295 ft)
Beam: 12 m (39 ft)
Height: 45 m (147 ft)
Draft: 5 m (17 ft)
Sail area: 22,300 sq ft
Crew: 75 (175 cadets)
Launched: 1936

Purpose: Originally a sail training vessel of
Nazi Germany, the "Horst Wessel" was
transferred to the United States following
WWII, where it now serves as a training cutter
for the US Coast Guard.
 
       
 
KRI Dewaruci (Indonesia)
KRI Dewaruci

Flag: Indonesia
Displacement: 847 tons
Length: 58 m (190 ft)
Beam: 9.5 m (31 ft)
Height: 36 m (118 ft)
Sail area: 11,743 sq ft
Crew: 81 crew/75 cadets
Launched: 1953

Purpose: A sail training vessel of the Indonesian Navy, and goodwill ambassador for the country, the Dewaruci is perhaps the only tall ship in the world with its own marching band. Her name is that of the mythological Indonesian god of truth and courage.
 
       
 
USS Monsoon, USS Shamal, USS Zephyr
USS Monsoon
USS Shamal
USS Zephyr


Flag: United States of America
Displacement: 331 tons
Length: 53 m (174 ft)
Beam: 7.6 m (25 ft)
Draft: 2.3 m (7.5 ft)
Speed: 35 kt (40 mph)
Crew: 28 + 8 special forces
Armament: 2 Mk38 chain guns; 2 Mk19 grenade launchers; 2 50-caliber machine guns; 6 stinger missiles
Launched: 1992-94

Purpose: Cyclone-class coastal patrol and interdiction surveillance ships of the US Navy, these ships also provide support for Navy SEALs and other special operations forces.
 
       
 
HMCS Moncton & Goose Bay (Canada)
HMCS Moncton
HMCS Goose Bay


Flag: Canada
Displacement: 970 tons
Length: 55 m (181 ft)
Beam: 11 m (37 ft)
Draft: 3.4 m (11 ft)
Speed: 15 kt (17 mph)
Crew: 47
Armament: 1 Bofors 40mm cannon; 2 M2 machine
guns
Launched: 1997

Purpose: Kingston-class coastal defense
vessels of the Royal Canadian Navy, engaged in
surveillance, sovereignty patrol, and
training.
 
 
       
  Sailabration overview from Federal Hill  
   
   
       
 


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