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Mermaid (III)

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Registry #1 Japan Registry Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1960c Mermaid (III) Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1960c Place (nk) Area (nk) Country Japan
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp)
Builder (nk) Measurement (metric)
Hull Reinforced Plastic Displacement
Gross Tonnage Type 1 Yacht, sail (sloop)
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Sail/screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters Kenichi Hori (1979-1982);
In 1960c-1982 she was owned by Keneichi Horie, Japan.
Fate Registry closed Date
Named Features
Significance of Name
In 1979-1982 she was skippered by Kenichi Hori of Japan and made an East to West Transit of the Northwest Passage. This was the first single-handed transit. He over-wintered in Resolute Bay and Tuktoyaktuk.
MacFarlane, J.M. (1992) Northwest Passage Challengers. In Resolution. Spring Issue. Maritime Museum of British Columbia
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