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Hussar, Sea Cloud Friedrich Krupp Shipyard in Kiel, Germany 1931 successor HDW

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  1. archnav.de

    archnav.de Senior Member

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    Location:
    Germany
    Delivery : 1931
    Yard : Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft, Kiel
    Design: Gibbs and Cox von Cox & Stevens, New York
    Refit : 1979 HDW Hamburg
    2323 BRT, 1147 NRT, 3530 ts Deplacement
    Loa: 107.50 m
    Lpp: 77.20 m
    Beam: 8.53 m
    Draft : 5.00 m
    Hight : 58.40 m till top



    When 'Sea Cloud' was launched in 1931, she was unique. Built by cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post and her husband, financier E. F. Hutton, 'Sea Cloud' was the biggest and most beautiful sailing yacht ever commissioned by a private person, a magnet for royalty, heads of state and movie stars. Even today, there is still no ship that rivals 'Sea Cloud' for her unique elegance, comfort and old-fashioned graciousness.

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  2. SailorGirl

    SailorGirl New Member

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    Hussar Crew

    My father was raised in Panama and was an ordinary seaman on the yacht Hussar when she sailed into New York on her maiden voyage.

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