Please read  the history of  the sailing vessel Gazela at http://www.gazela.org/history.htm then come right back for this interactive fun quiz.
Photos of the ship may be seen at http://www.gazela.org/pictures.htm

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  1. 5,000 sq.ft
    8,000 sq.ft

    11,000 sq.ft
    15,000 sq.ft

  2. What is the main propulsion system for this vessel?
    diesel
    gasoline

  3. In what year was the vessel built?
    1883
    1910
    1930
    1945
  4. If you were a dory fisherman, what would be your greatest fear? (for a hint and pleasant surprise check ../seasongs.htm - then come right back)
    infected salt wounds
    rodents
    fire aboard ship
    lost in fog

  5. In what country was the vessel built?
    England
    United States
    Portugal
    Spain

  6. The original construction of the vessel did not include any of the following EXCEPT?
    teak decks
    three wood masts
    35 - 16 foot dories
    electrical wiring

  7. The water line length of this ocean going vessel is:
    177'
    190'
    130'
    110'

  8. The current owner of this vessel is:
    Philadelphia Maritime Museum
    Merchant Maritime Academy
    Philadelphia Ship Preservation Guild
    US Tall Ship Association

  9. The maximum hull speed of the vessel - under sail or power is about:  (hint check the hullspeed calculator - located at this web site)
    15 knots
    22 knots
    30 miles per hour
    10 miles per hour

  10. By law, the doryman of the 1900's had to be given ______ hours of rest and sleep before going out for more cod fish.
    12
    10
    8
    4

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