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The "Peking" is coming home!

About us
The big Windjammers of the german shipping company F. Laeisz were called "Flying P-Liners" because they were so fast and their names always started with a "P".

Only a few of these majestic vessels survived until today, one of them is the 1911 build 4-masted barque "Peking" which has been a museum ship in New York Cities South Street Seaport since 1976. Her future was unsure as the museum was not able to finance the urgent needet restoration. But now it is fixed that the "Peking" will be given to Germany, get fully restored and become a part of the planned German Port Museum in Hamburg, the city where she was build and registered until 1932.

I'm so happy that this gorgeous monument of maritime history will have a future and can be visited soon again.
For celebration, I make some extra lending to "expiring soon" loans starting with a "P" and hope it will help to "safe" them, too.
Anyone who likes to join the party with a "P-loan" is welcome.

Here is an unique video, taken by Irving Johnson in 1929 on the "Peking" while circumnavigating stormy Cape Horn: youtu.be/-DyXdx-FF8Y

And here is a clip, showing the "Peking" leaving New York at Sep. 7th 2016 for the last time: youtu.be/6wMRD7M911M

Further informations can be found here:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peking_(ship)
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flying_P-Liner

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