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Three-masted barque "Belem", 1896. Restored by The Belem Foundation, 1980. Photo by Thad Koza, 2007

Three-masted barque "Belem", Restored by The Belem Foundation, Photo by Thad Koza, 2007

November 19 2017 at 07:09PM from sabonhomeblog

he saw from the side of a high hill a strange ship at anchor in the cove beneath. Now a ship might mean one thing or she might mean another; and a man's life might depend upon the difference.

Le trois-mâts barque "Belem",  construit à Nantes en 1896  chez Dubigeon  pour l'armement Crouan.

"Le Belem" (short for Bethlehem) French 3 masted barque launched in 1836 ~ Served as a cargo ship between S. America France, escaped Mount Pelée eruption in 1902 ~ Sold several times, traveled the seven seas as a private luxurious yacht, escaped an eart


capngrimbeard: You can nerestudy th’ riggin’ o’ ship classes. Knowin’ ‘t can be th’ difference between livin’ wi’ booty an’ bunkin’ in Davy Jone`s Locker!

Christian Radich. Norways' official tall ship. I've crossed paths with her on several occasions. Simply beautiful.

The Norwegian full-rigged ship "Christian Radich" featured in the tv series, The Onedin Line.