Last week, this beautiful tall ship graced the harbour in Victoria, Canada. She is massive! Moored in the downtown area with the buildings as a backdrop helped to emphasize her size.
Rig: Full-rigged ship
Homeport: Vladivostok, Russia
Normal cruising waters: Worldwide
Sparred length: 356’ 4"
Draft: 22’ 4"
Beam: 45’ 9"
Pallada is the fifth ship of the Dar Mlodziezy-class built in Poland during the 1980’s. Unlike her white- hulled sisters, Pallada has a black hull with false gunports and resembles the great Russian Barque Kruzenshtern. She is named for the Greek goddess Pallas Athena. She is owned by Dalryba, a conglomerate of fishing companies, and offers sail training to foreign marine-college cadets. Pallada sails with a compliment of 143 cadets and a permanent crew of 56 officers, teachers, and professionals.
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