The EARL OF PEMBROKE was built in Pukavik, Sweden in 1945 and in its early life served as the schooner ORION involved in the Baltic timber trade. In 1979 she was laid up at Thisted, Denmark where she remained until sold in 1979 to Square Sail Shipyard (UK).
Restoration of the vessel commenced in 1985 and in 1994 she was commissioned as the three-masted 18th century barque that she is today.
In her present form the EARL OF PEMBROKE has featured in many film and television productions and is currently under charter to the HMS Beagle Trust Project.
EARL OF PEMBROKE is currently (2020) moored in Den Helder, The Netherlands.
Built in Pukavik, Sweden as a Timber Trader
Used as a Timber Trader in the Baltic Sea
Laid up in Thisted, Denmark
Sold to Robin Davies from Square Sails in Charleston, St Austell
Commissioned as a three masted 18th Cen Barque and named ‘Endeavor’ and used in a number of TV and Film productions. Renamed ‘Earl of Pembroke’
Fitted with scarlet sails as in the popular story by Alexander Grin
Sold to Metaco LLP. Agreed to take part in ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’
Took part in filming with Derry Council
Vessel is in Southampton used for Fund raising/Education
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