GREENPEACE II Victoria Machinery Co

The motor yacht GREENPEACE II is a 47 m 154 (foot) large steel framed wooden ...

GREENPEACE II Victoria Machinery Co

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A Summary of Motor Yacht GREENPEACE II

The motor yacht GREENPEACE II is a 47 m 154 (foot) large steel framed wooden boat which was produced at Victoria Machinery and concieved by Canadian Navy. A ample boutique luxury cruise ship GREENPEACE II is a very well designed Canadian made yacht which was launched to much satisfaction in 1953. Accommodating 46 guests and 28 professional crew, motor yacht GREENPEACE II was once called Offshore; Hmcs Fortune (Mcb 151); Edgewater Fortune. The yacht is a classic boutique luxury cruise ship. The private boat has been designed with the naval architecture of Canadian Navy.

The converted 154-foot minesweeper the GREENPEACE II (then named EDGEWATER FORTUNE) rendezvoused with the Phyllis Cormack (the first Greenpeace) off Comox racing to get to Amchitka Island before a 5.2 megaton hydrogen bomb was detonated on November 6, 1971, measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale. They yachts didn't get there in time but made waves, calling the attention of the world's media to what was happening. The Amchitka nuclear test program was cancelled five months later. It has been suggested that his marked the beginning of the end of the Cold War.

The New Build & Designing for Luxury Yacht GREENPEACE II

Canadian Navy was the naval architecture company involved in the formal vessel composition for GREENPEACE II. Canadian Navy is also associated with the yacht general design work for this boat. Built by Victoria Machinery the vessel was built in the known yacht building country Canada. She was successfully launched in Victoria Bc in 1953 before being delivered to the owner. The hull was constructed with steel framed wooden. The motor yacht main superstructure is fabricated predominantly using wood. With a width of 8.53 m or 28 feet GREENPEACE II has spacious size. A fairly shallow draught of 2.4m (8ft) selects the list of worldwide marinas she can berth in, contingent on their minimum depth at low tide. She had refit maintenance and modification undertaken by 1969.

The Max/Min Speed - Engines On M/Y GREENPEACE II:

Powered by twin GM diesel engines, GREENPEACE II is able to attain a maximum speed of 18 knots. Coupled to the GREENPEACE II engines are twin screw propellers. Her total HP is 2460 HP and her total Kilowatts are 1810.

The Accommodation Provided by Superyacht GREENPEACE II:

The large luxury yacht motor yacht GREENPEACE II is able to accommodate up to 46 people in addition to 28 qualified crew.

A List of the Specifications of the GREENPEACE II:

Superyacht Name:Motor Yacht GREENPEACE II
Ex:Offshore; Hmcs Fortune (Mcb 151); Edgewater Fortune
Built By:Victoria Machinery Co.
Built in:Victoria Bc, Canadian
Launched in:1953
Refitted in:1969
Length Overall:46.94 metres / 154 feet.
Naval Architecture:Canadian Navy, Canadian Navy
Gross Tonnes:503
Nett Tonnes:274
Hull / Superstructure Construction Material:steel framed wooden / wood
Owner of GREENPEACE II:Unknown
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Helicopter Landing Pad:No
Material Used For Deck:wood
The Country the Yacht is Flagged in:Canadian
Official registry port is:New Westminster Bc
Home port:New Westminster Bc, Canada
Max yacht charter guests:46
Number of Crew Members:28
Her Engine(s) is two 1230 Horse Power or 905 Kilowatts GM. Model: 12-278A diesel.
Overall output: 2460 HP /1810 KW.
Approximate Cruise Speed is 15 knots.
Her top Speed is around 18 knots.
Fresh water: unknown.
Yacht Beam: 8.53m/28ft.
Draught at deepest: 2.4m/8ft.
Yacht Type: boutique luxury cruise ship.

Miscellaneous Yacht Details

GREENPEACE II features a wood deck.


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