The Alyssa Lyn Rose

Flag ship of Her Majesties Corsairs

The Alyssa Lyn Rose is a typical 3 masted Zhejiang Junk. She measures; 31 m length over deck, 26.3 m in the waterline, beam 6.8 m, depth in the hold 3.2 m and draft, including ballast, of 2.2 m at the stem and 2.6 m aft. She carries 50 tons of iron for ballast; additionally she has a 10 ton water ballast room behind the fore-mast and a ballast room aft. This junk has a total displacement of 230 tons.

Ship's Crew

Captain Baron Thorgrimr Inn Kyrri
Quarter Master Lady Temair ingen Fhaelchon meic Domnaill
Sailing Master Dagr Bloodaxe
Boatswain vacant
Carpenter vacant
Surgeon Mistress Siobhan nic Dhuinnshleibhe
Master Gunner Morgan Snipes
First Mate vacant
Cook vacant
Able Bodied Sailor Baron Julian Damiono Mandragora
Rose Thorsdotter
Royal Liaison Mistress Adeliza of Bristol

The information on this ship was gleaned from a web published article by Thomas Hoppe “Mainland China: Revival of the Junk”. Photo by Li Zhonghua and drawings by L. Audemard. Published 2004, last amendments March 2008. Mr. Hoppe passed May 24, 2010, doing what I believed he loved, sailing between Sweden and Denmark.

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