Santa Eulalia schooner, Barcelona
On the waterfront Moll de la Fusta near the bridge Rambla del Mar, docked the largest exhibit of Maritime Museum, the schooner Santa Eulalia (St. Helena map). The vessel was built in January 1919 at the shipyards of Torrevieja. It was used primarily for the carriage of grain, wood, salt and minerals in the Mediterranean, and his first name, "Carmen Flore", the schooner is named in honor of the daughter of the shipowner.
In 1931, gaining a new name, "Puerto de Palma" and is used to smuggle between Barcelona and the Balearic Islands, which was subsequently confiscated. During the next 40 years the ship used for transportation of passengers and freight, until, in 1973, another new owner does not re-equip his submarine and rescue operations, at the same time renaming it to Sayremar One.
And finally in 1997 the ship is on the auction acquires the Maritime Museum of Barcelona. After collecting historical and technical information, allowing to recreate the original appearance of the three-masted schooner, in 1998 began the painstaking restoration. It was the first experience of the Maritime Museum and one of the first in the whole of Spain. Its new name, the schooner is named in honor of Saint Eulalia, patroness of Barcelona.
Schooner - an indispensable participant in the parade of historic ships in Lisbon, Palermo and Venice, as evidenced by numerous memorable characters.
front compartment - rigging.
Schooner was built as a three-masted,and for a long time was purely a sailing ship. In 1928, the modernized schooner - remove high mast and install the engine.
in the add-In could fit a small galley.
On Saturday morning "Saint Eulalia" is sent out in a small three-hour sail, you can register by phone or email.
the number of museums and monuments related to the history of the fleet and of naval architecture, Spain is one of the first places in the world, second only to "the lady of the seas" great Britain and the current world leader of the USA. The Central naval Museum in Madrid, the naval Museum in Cartagena, Cadiz, Malaga is not a complete list of the objects that attract the attention of fans of history of fleet.