I have been trying to find information on a ship named "JOHN GEORGE" which I would assume to be a sailing vessel.
My great grandfather was a crew member and deserted the ship along with two others when it arrived in Port Adelaide 30 July 1873.
I know no other details about the ship so was hoping...
Sea Cloud II, a 3-masted barque with 2 diesel engines. A cruise ship, launched in 1999, with accommodation for 96 passengers and 63 crew. The sails are set manually, in the traditional tall ships manner, with crew climbing the rigging and manning the yards for the square-rig sails.
Stavros S Niarchos.
Ship Type: Sailing vessel
Year Built: 2000
Length x Breadth: 59 m X 9 m
Gross Tonnage: 493, DeadWeight: 60 t
Speed recorded (Max / Average): 7.6 / 6.4 knots
Flag: United Kingdom [UK]
Call Sign: MZIU7
IMO: 9222314, MMSI: 232007330
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