Denis Sullivan

picture of the Denis Sullivan in port

Denis Sullivan Specifications:

Flag USA
Rig Schooner, 3-masted
Homeport Milwaukee, WI
Sparred Length 137'
LOA 99'
LOD 98'
LWL 88'4"
Draft 8'9"
Beam 24'
Rig Height 95'
Sail Area 5,916 sq ft
Tons 99 GRT
Power Twin 180 HP diesels
Hull Wood

Supported By

Oishei Foundation


Denis Sullivan (U.S.) is a traditional Great Lakes topsail schooner of the type once common on the Great Lakes, She flies a triangular square-rigged tops’l on her 95-foot foremast, and carries students and the general public on educational day sails and private charters for Discovery World Ltd. of Milwaukee, WI. At 137 feet in length, the three-masted wooden schooner sails with a crew of 10 and offers programs on sailing, history, ecology, marine science and professional development for educators. She will be berthed at Canalside.

Denis Sullivan Information:

Season Year-round
Designer Timothy Graul
Built 2000
Coast Guard Certification

Passenger Vessel (Sub T),       Sailing School Vessel (Sub R)

Crew 10
Trainees/ Passengers 50 daysails, 16 overnight
Contact Person Jeff Phillips, Marine Ops Mgr
Organization Discovery World
Address 500 North Harbor Drive
Milwaukee, WI, 53202, USA
Telephone (414) 765-8641
Fax (414) 765-0311
e-mail [email protected]
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