Sails in the "New World": the frigate Chersonese
Photos by Yuri Yuganson
In the New World, the frigate “Chersonesos” gave a presentation in honor of the 140th anniversary of the Factory of sparkling wines “New World”.
1. "Chersonesos" - a training three-mast frigate, training base of the Sevastopol branch of the Maritime State University. Admiral Ushakov. Homeport - Sevastopol.
2. Built in Poland at the Lenin Gdansk Shipyard in 1989. Originally named "Alexander Green", but at the end of the building, in honor of the 1000th anniversary of the baptism of Russia, renamed "Chersonese".
3. The length is greatest - almost 109 meters, the width is greatest - 14 meters.
4. In Poland, six vessels of the same type were built: the head “Dar Mlodzezhi” for Gdynia, “Friendship” for Odessa, “Mir” for Leningrad, “Pallada” and “Hope” for Vladivostok.
5. This three-mast ship has full direct "ship" sailing armament. 26 sails are controlled exclusively by hand and are the main propulsion of the vessel.
6. Two engines with a single screw drive, used for sailing in stormy conditions, as well as at the entrance and exit from the port.An adjustable pitch propeller can be moved to the so-called “vane position” to reduce drag when sailing.