Fryderyk Chopin (ship)

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Fryderyk Chopin
Fryderyk Chopin
Career (Poland)
Name: Fryderyk Chopin
Operator: West Island College, Nova Scotia
Builder: Dora Shipyard, Gdańsk, Poland
Launched: 1992
Homeport: Szczecin, Poland
General characteristics
Displacement: 306 tons
Length: 181 ft (55 m)
Beam: 28 ft (8.5 m)
Draft: 13.1 ft (4.0 m)
Propulsion: sail, 520 hp diesel
Complement: 50
Notes: Sail area: 1200 m²

Fryderyk Chopin is a Polish sailing-ship designed by Zygmunt Choreń, obviously dedicated to the composer of the early to mid 19th century Fryderyk Chopin, and launched in 1992 in the Dora Shipyard, Gdańsk, Poland. She was recently acquired by West Island College in Nova Scotia to expand their Tall Ship educational program.[1]

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es:Fryderyk Chopin (barco) fr:Fryderyk Chopin (voilier) pl:STS Fryderyk Chopin