Thursday, 29 March 2018

Swedish sailing training schooner Kvartsita 1945-

Rostock, Germany 11 August 2016

Sweden-flagged, homeport Skaftö, MMSI 265189000 and call sign SLOY. Built of oak and pine at Raa in 1945 for the quart transports from the mines at Dals towards Hoganas, Sweden. Sold to Norway in 1953 she was used as a cargo ship when she became a training ship for the association bamed For Fulla Segel, Skafto, Sweden. Originally ketch rigged and fitted out with an auxiliary engine is he nowadays fitted out as a 2-mast schooner.