Mercator

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Photo 1
Author: Ship Hunters collection
Location: (BE) Oostende
Date: 29/03/2017

Photo 2
Author: Ship Hunters collection
Location: (BE) Oostende
Date: 29/03/2017

Administrative data Technical data
name: Mercator
built: 1932
call sign: N/A
IMO: N/A
flag: Belgium
dimensions: 78.40 x 11.09 x 4.50 m
type: barquentine
capacity: number of masts: 3
total sail surface: 1600 square meters
crew: 150
speed: 13.00 kn

former name(s): new name(s):
No known former names No known new names

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Extra info:
In 1961, she became a floating museum, first in Antwerp, and finally from 1964 in the marina of Ostend (BE), just in front of the city hall.

Converted? This vessel is still the same type as it was built.
Museum? She is part of a heritage preservation project, or belongs to a museum.
Scrapping? Not scrapped on 01/04/2017.
Lost at sea or sunken? No