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EAGLE (WIX-327) class

Country of Origin: USA

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 Name      Hull No.   Launched         Commissioned    Status
 EAGLE     WIX-327    June 13, 1936    May 15, 1946    Active
   (ex-German HORST WESSEL)


EAGLE, the former German naval training barque HORST WESSEL, is the only active-duty square rigger in U.S. service.

She has square sails on the fore and main masts, fore-and-aft sails on the mizzen mast. The ship was acquired in January 1946 by the United States as a war reparation at...

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