The Barque Sagres leaving San Diego Harbor
for Hawaii. Owned by the Portugese Navy as a training ship.
Originally built for Nazi Germany, the Americans siezed this ship in1945
In 1960 the Portugese Navy commissioned Sagres.
Launched 1937
Builder: Blohm & Voss, Hamburg
Construction: Steel
Hull Length: 266.7 feet
Beam: 39.4 ft.
Draft:17.4 ft
Sail Area: 20,828 sq.ft
Engine: 1000h.p.
Canon 100mm to 300mm lens
focal length 300mm
1/2500 ss
iso 400



  • Lisa Williams
    Lisa Williamsover 4 years ago

    Great shot!

  • Thanks Lisa!

    – fsmitchellphoto

  • Ava McNamee
    Ava McNameeover 4 years ago

    Incredible shot, your photos are simply beautiful and great inspiration for a painting. I love your work and it inspires me to keep taking photos for my own artwork. Cheers from NYC.

  • Thanks, paint away! Thanks for the great comment. You have a great gallery.

    – fsmitchellphoto

  • Monica M. Scanlan
    Monica M. Scanlanover 4 years ago

    Lovely!!!! There is something wonderful about sailboats!!! :)

  • Love boats, don’t know why other than. I come from a long line of commercial fisherman in my family. Maybe it’s just in my bones.

    – fsmitchellphoto

  • Larry Lingard-Davis
    Larry Lingard-...over 2 years ago

    Pure excellence…
    I can see a banner coming on this one.

  • That would be cool!

    – fsmitchellphoto

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 2 years ago

    I agree with Larry

  • I agree with Larry LOL!

    – fsmitchellphoto

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 2 years ago


  • love this group, Thanks For The Feature!

    – fsmitchellphoto

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...about 1 year ago

    brilliant shot:))

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...about 1 year ago

  • fsmitchellphoto
    fsmitchellphotoabout 1 year ago

    Thanks for the feature Teresa!

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