STS Mir

STS Mir (Russian: Мир, meaning World or Peace) is a three-masted, full rigged training ship, based in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation. She was built in 1987 in Gdańsk, Poland. It is one of the fastest modern sailing ships.

Mir is the second largest of six sister ships designed by Zygmunt Choreń and weighs 2,385 tonnes. She is 109.2m long, with a beam of 13.9m and a draught of 6.3m. The main mast is 52m high and along with the other masts supports a total sail area of 2,771 m2.

Her sister ships are Dar Młodzieży, Druzhba, Pallada, Khersones and Nadezhda. Her shipowner is the Admiral Makarov State Maritime Academy (AMSMA) in Saint Petersburg who operates her as its main training vessel.

Type: Sail Training Ship
Built by: Stocznia Gdanska, Gdansk, Poland
Ship's Hull: Steel
Launch Date: 31-March-87
Overall Length: 109.40 m
Length (hull): 94.20 m
Breadth: 14.00 m
Draught: 6.40 m
Gross Tons: 2257
Sail Area: 2771 m2
Main Engine: Cigulski Sulzer 2x570 pk, 1140 pk
Service Speed: 11.5 knots

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