SHAMROCK IV

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  • Designer: Charles E. Nicholson
  • Builder: Camper & Nicholsons, Gosport, England
  • Sailmaker: Ratsey, Cowes.
  • Year of building: 1913-1914
  • Launched: May 26, 1914
  • Owner: Sir Thomas Lipton
  • 1932 On Lipton's request, Shamrock IV is broken up
  • Construction: Composite type, frames made in 'navaltum' Steel alternated with Mahogany frames
  • Length overall (LOA): 33.63m
  • Length waterline (LWL) 22.86 m
  • Beam: 6.35m
  • Draft: 4.16m
  • Displacement: 108.3 tonnes
  • Sail area: 971.70m2
  • Mast: 32m
  • Boom: 26.82m
  • Bowsprit: 4.57m
  • Topmast: 15.03m

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