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Training Barque (Eagle)

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Characteristics
Length: 295 feet
Beam: 39 feet
Sustained speed: 10 knots under power; 16 knots under sail
Range: 5,450 nautical miles under power
Summary
The Eagle is a three-masted sailing barque and the only active (operational) commissioned sailing vessel in the U.S. maritime services.
Description

The majestic sailing ship, the Coast Guard Cutter EAGLE, provides USCG Academy cadets and officer candidates with their first taste of sea and salt air. Built in Germany in 1936 and re-commissioned by the United States at the close of World War II, the EAGLE is the largest active tall ship flying the Stars and Stripes.