"HMS" Rose Trip

The sailor reaches his destination the moment the sails are raised.

-Unknown Source

The Yarn

From July 11 to July 15, 1994, I served as paying crew aboard "HMS" Rose. When I get a chance, I'll type in my log from that experience. For now, here are some pictures of ship-board life.

A Trick at the helm

Coming into Port Stanley

Brochure Picts

I find it really hard to get good boat pictures, especially when I'm on the boat. Here are two great images from a brochure

Sail Plan

Why we go to sea

Rose Stats

Overall Length - 179 ft.
Draft - 13 ft.
Beam - 32 ft.
Sail area - 13,000 sq. ft.
Main Mast - 130 ft.
Weight - 500 tons
Cannons - 24

Contact Information

"HMS Rose Foundation
1 Bostwick Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06605
Phone: (203) 335-0932 or (203) 335-1433
Fax: (203) 335 6793

There is also a version of this page in French, kindly translated by YD.

I'm always open to adding resources to my list, so if you know of other items, give me a holler: mbrmbr@acm.org

Form last updated: Fri September 16 1994.

Copyright 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997 Mark Rosenstein. Disclaimer.