BeschreibungPlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Passat is a German four-masted steel barque and one of the Flying P-Liners, the famous sailing ships of the German shipping company F. Laeisz. The name "Passat" means trade wind in German. She is one of the last surviving windjammers. Passat was launched in 1911 at the Blohm & Voss shipyard, Hamburg. She began her maiden voyage on Christmas eve 1911 toward Cape Horn and the nitrate ports of Chile. She was used for decades to ship general cargo outbound and nitrate home. Passat was interned at Iquique for the duration of World War I and sailed in 1921 to Marseille and was turned over to France as war reparation. The French government put her up for sale, and the Laeisz Company was able to buy back the ship for £13,000.
Untertitel: Paperback. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Betascript Publishing
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2012
Seitenanzahl: 68 Seiten