The ships of OpSail 2012
Ketch designed by American Naval architect L. Francis Herreshoff.
Launched in 1936
Owned and operated by Connecticut State Sen. L. Scott Frantz of Greenwich
Freedom Schooner Amistad
Re-creation of the 19th century schooner La Amistad
Built at Mystic Seaport
Launched March 25, 2000
Two-masted gaff topsail schooner, a replica of a 19th Century sailing schooner
Launched in 1986
Operated by Mystic Seaport
Offers educational sailing programs
Known as the “White Swan”
Built at Damen Shipyard in Amsterdam, Netherlands
Delivered to the Brazilian Navy in February 2000
Homeport: Rio de Janeiro
Coast Guard Eagle
More than 22,000 square feet of sail, five miles of rigging and more than 200 lines
Built in 1936 by the Blohm and Voss Shipyard in Hamburg, Germany
Commissioned as Horst Wessel and originaly operated by Nazi Germany to train cadets
Taken by the United States as a war prize after World War II
Homeport: Coast Guard Academy in New London
Fully restored 1928 Delaware Bay Oyster Schooner
3,500 square feet of sail
Homeport: Bivalve, N.J.
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Morro Bay
Homeport: New London
Offshore steel-hulled sea scallop harvester
Built in 2003
Appledore V (front)
Two-mast schooner schooner
Typical of ships that sailed on coastal waters in the Great Lakes during the 19th century
Homeports: Bay City, Mich.
A John Alden designed Malabar schooner
Launched in 1934
Operated by John and Susan Senning
Has undergone two major refits and restorations
Designed by S. Sturgis Crocker and built by Simms Brothers of Dorchester, Mass., in 1939.
Homeport: Chatham, Mass.
Norfolk Rover class steel humm schooner
Built in 1982 in Panama City, Fla.
Homeport: Key West’s Safe Harbor Marina
U.S. Naval Academy Yard Patrol boats
Training vessels for midshipmen
Maintained by Naval Station Annapolis
US Carter Hall
Dock landing ship
Homeported in Little Creek, Va.
Carries a crew of more than 400 officers and enlisted and can accommodate more than 500 Marines
A selection of ships appearing in OpSail 2012 in New London July 6-9