KRUZENSHTERN (ex Padua) at Halifax,N.S. 2000
Four masted barque Kruzenshtern last of the famous Hamburg grain racers, the "Flying-P-Liners". To USSR in 1945 and converted to a training vessel. Displacement 3,500T; length 346 ft; sail area 36,380 sq.ft. Shown here leaving Halifax for the start of the Halifax to Amsterdam leg of the Tall Ships 2000 Race.
Picture added on 14 February 2007