The last commercial square rigger to discharge at Ipswich with the spritsail barges MAY and KIMBERLEY. Photo Arthur Bennett.

The square rigged ship is the barque ABRAHAM RYDBERG, being used as a Swedish sail training vessel.

ADRIAN RYDBERG was built in 1892 in Glasgow as HAWAIIAN ISLES. 1910 renamed STAR OF GREENLAND. 1929 renamed ABRAHAM RYDBERG. March 1942 laid up in Baltimore. 1957 ...
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The last commercial square rigger to discharge at Ipswich with the spritsail barges MAY and KIMBERLEY. Photo Arthur Bennett.
The square rigged ship is the barque ABRAHAM RYDBERG, being used as a Swedish sail training vessel.
ADRIAN RYDBERG was built in 1892 in Glasgow as HAWAIIAN ISLES. 1910 renamed STAR OF GREENLAND. 1929 renamed ABRAHAM RYDBERG. March 1942 laid up in Baltimore. 1957 scrapped at La Spezia.
There is a similar picture in Down Tops'l Page 129.
From: LOCAL PHOTOS, POSTCARDS
Date: July 1939      


Photo: John Leather Collection
Image ID BF03_001_121_001
Category 1 Ships and Boats-->Merchant -->Sailing
Category 2 Barges
Category 3 Places

This image is part of the Mersea Island Museum Collection.