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Russian tall ship Pallada

A rare tall-ship sighting on the San Francisco Bay today.

 

Details on this ship found on the Web:

 

Flag: Russia

Rig: Full-rigged ship

Homeport: Vladivostok, Russia

Normal cruising waters: Worldwide

Sparred length: 356' 4"

Draft: 22' 4"

Beam: 45' 9"

Hull: Steel

 

Pallada is the fifth ship of the Dar Mlodziezy-class built in Poland during the 1980’s. Unlike her white- hulled sisters, Pallada has a black hull with false gunports and resembles the great Russian Barque Kruzenshtern. She is named for the Greek goddess Pallas Athena. She is owned by Dalryba, a conglomerate of fishing companies, and offers sail training to foreign marine-college cadets. [ ... ] Pallada sails with a compliment of 143 cadets and a permanent crew of 56 officers, teachers, and professionals.

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Taken on July 27, 2004