Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Christian Radich



 

While Freedom of the Seas was tied up in St. Maarten January 3,  I spotted a sail ship behind us and it turned out to be Christian Radich from Norway.

Christian Radich is a full rigged three masted steel hull, 62.5 m long, with an overall length of 73 m including the bowsprit and a maximum width of 9.7 m. Cristian Radich was built at Framnæs shipyard in Sandefjord, Norway, and was delivered on 17 June 1937.

Christian Radich was also my first ship summer of 1967 and was built for training sailors for the Norwegian merchant navy, and did so for many years.

4 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

oh, wow! a visitor from the past!!!

Hanne Bente said...

Beautiful sailing ship you show from Norway :) Hanne Bente

Elaine said...

What a beautiful ship! You must have been very excited to see her in port, and I'm sure she brought back many memories. It must have been a great place to get your training.

Lindsjö taxar said...

I was too in the Navy. For 13 years :-)
Sailed our training sailing ship Gladan for 3 weeks of education