Duchesse Anne permanently moored in Dunkirk
|Career (Germany (1901–1946)
|Name:||Großherzogin Elisabeth (1901–1946)
Duchesse Anne (1946–present)
|Namesake:||Duchess Elisabeth Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin|
|Owner:||Deutscher Schulschiffverein (1901–1946)
French Navy (1946–1981)
City of Dunkirk (1981–present)
|Builder:||Johann C. Tecklenborg (Bremerhaven)|
|Launched:||7 March 1901|
|Length:||92 m (302 ft)|
|Beam:||11.9 m (39 ft)|
|Draft:||5.45 m (17.9 ft)|
|Notes:||Sail area: 2,060 m²|
The Duchesse Anne (formerly called Großherzogin Elisabeth) is the last remaining full-rigged French ship. It was built in 1901 with a steel hull by the yard of Johann C. Tecklenborg of Bremerhaven-Geestemünde (Bremen) according to plans drawn by Georg W. Claussen. The mainmast is 48 m tall and 25 sails were rigged.
As the Duchesse Anne, the ship has been a classified Monument since 5 November 1982.
The three sister ships of Duchesse Anne also survive:
- Dar Pomorza (originally Prinzess Eitel Friedrich)
- Schulschiff Deutschland
- Statsraad Lehmkuhl (originally Großherzog Friedrich August)
- "Site officiel de la Ville de Dunkerque: La Duchesse Anne". Ville de Dunkerque. Retrieved May 18, 2012.
- Media related to Duchesse Anne (ship, 1901) at Wikimedia Commons
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