|Date of launch||1882
|Place of launch||Copenhagen
|Type||3-masted steel ship
|Length||30.7 m (100.8 ft)
|Beam||7.7 m (25.2 ft)
|Draft||3.3 m (11.0 ft)
Later names: Joseph Conrad (1935)
Built of steel by Burmester & Wain, Copenhagen for Stiftelsen Georg Stages Minde, to be used as a schoolship. She was given the name Georg Stage and was rigged as a three-masted full-rigged ship carrying royals over single top- and topgallant sails.
Sold to the author Alan Villiers, who fit her out for a voyage around the World. He renamed the ship the Joseph Conrad, and carried out the voyage with a mixture of a hired crew and paying trainees.
Sold and used as a schoolship for the US Merchant Marine.
Taken out of active service, and ended up as a museum ship at Mystic Seaport, Connecticut.
Copyright (C) 2000 Fredrik Sandström <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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