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Belvedere (III)

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Registry #1 295550 (US) Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1964 Pacifier Name 5
Name 2 1980 Belvedere (III) Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1964 Place (nk) Area (nk) Country (nk)
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 50.8' x 15.1' x 9.6'
Builder (nk) Measurement (metric)
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage 44 Type 1 Yacht, motor-sailer
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign WU3941
Pendant  # Masters Captain Sven Johansson (1982-1988);
In 1980-2017 she was owned by Umiak Travel Inc. (John Bockstoce), South Dartmouth MA USA.
Fate Registry closed Date
Named Features
Significance of Name
Under master Sven Johansson during 1982-1988 she made a West to East transit of the Northwest Passage. The vessel served as a platform for a private historical expedition under the leadership of John Bocstoce of the New Bedford Whaling Museum in Boston MA.
MacFarlane, J.M. (1992) Northwest Passage Challengers. In Resolution. Spring Issue. Maritime Museum of British Columbia
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