Sails in the New World: the frigate Chersonese

Sails in the "New World": the frigate Chersonese

October 8, 2018

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.

Sails in the "New World": the frigate Chersonese

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".

Sails in the "New World": the frigate Chersonese

3. The length is greatest - almost 109 meters, the width is greatest - 14 meters.

Sails in the "New World": the frigate Chersonese

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.

Sails in the "New World": the frigate Chersonese

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.

Sails in the "New World": the frigate Chersonese

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.

Sails in the "New World": the frigate Chersonese

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Sails in the "New World": the frigate Chersonese

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