Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Absalon"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Registered port:Flensburg
Type of rigging:KUTTER
Type of ship:Isefjordboot
Year built:1903
Yard:I. Poulsen, Frederiksund/DK
Overall length:15.66 m
Length (hull):10.98 m
Breadth:4.98 m
Draught:1.65 m
Sail area:103 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:80 PS
Engine:6 Zyl. Volvo Penta Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 13 Jul 2000

  • former fishing-boat, especially for herring in the Baltic (Kattegatt), later she was used fishing salmon in the waters around Bornholm, temporary used to transport goods between the island Samsø and Copenhagen
  • her robustness and construction enabled the fishery even in inclement weather conditions

Literature for further reading:

We recommend the following references for your further research of the ship. The references marked with have been included in the generation of the ship profile on this page.

Gert Uwe Detlefsen, Stefan Lipsky, Heinz Trost
"Veteranen- und Museumsschiffe"
Verlag Gert Uwe Detlefsen 1997 ISBN: 3-928473-34-4
(3. umfassend erweiterte Auflage)
Page: 12 Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact

Rainer Prüß, Gerd Büker
"Hafenblatt Museumshafen Flensburg e.V."
(Heft Nr. 9, Sonderheft)
Page: 6 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

Thomas Fenske
"Die schönsten Traditionssegler in Deutschland"
Verlag Rolf Kelling-Eischeid, Kiel 1987 ISBN: 3-924381-12-7
(1. Auflage)
Page: 38 Source with picture Source with history
(kurzer beschreibender Text)