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Kaskelot is a three-masted barque and one of the largest remaining wooden ships in commission

Technical Specifications

Built: J. Ring-Andersen for the Royal Greenland Trading Company

Year: 1948

History: During the 1960s, Kaskelot worked as a support vessel for fisheries in the Faroe Islands. She has also been used in several TV series and films

MCA flag state: (Class VI or Class XI)

International Load Line: approved by Bureau Veritas

Hull and Machinery: approved by Bureau Veritas
Rig: 3 masted Barque double topsail
LOA: 153ft (46.6m)
Beam: 28ft (8.5m)
Draught: 12ft (3.6m)
Engine: Mitsubishi S6A3 T2 500h.p. diesel (new)
Main deck: 79 x 25ft (24.1 x 7.6m) 
Quarter deck: 34.4 x 22.6ft (10.5 x 6.9m) 
Main hold area: 200m3
Air Draught: 105ft (32m)
GRT: 226 tons
Area of Sail: 9,500 sq. ft (2,895.6 sq.m) 
No. of Sails: 17