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The Grand Turk built in Marmaris in 1996 is a replica, based on historical drawings, of the frigate HMS Blandford built in 1741. She is 46.3m long with a main mast of 35.66m and a draught of 3.1m. and has a splendid figurehead ( see WS )The ship is equipped with 12 working sails but is also powered by two 450hp deisel engines as she is now used for sailing events, corporate and private charter and receptions. Whitby is now her home port, where she spends the winter and provides a colourful addition to the dock where she is moored.

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Additional Photos by Maggie Lambert (LamCam) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 653 W: 76 N: 693] (3717)
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