Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Grete Fri28"

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Grete Fri28, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2000 , 06/2000

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2000,
06/2000

Grete Fri28, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2000 , 06/2000

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2000,
06/2000

Grete Fri28, Volker Gries, Sail Flensburg 2000 / Cutty Sark 2000 , 08/2000

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Sail Flensburg 2000 / Cutty Sark 2000,
08/2000

Grete Fri28, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2001 , 05/2001

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2001,
05/2001

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Grete Fri28
Registered port:Friedrichskoog
Nation:GER
Type of rigging:KUTTER
Type of ship:Krabbenkutter
Year built:1937
Yard:Bieritz & Söhne, Meldorf, GER
Overall length:18.00 m
Length (hull):13.20 m
Breadth:4.18 m
Draught:1.66 m
Sail area:128 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:150 PS
Engine:Deutz Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 30 Sep 2002

  • built 1937 as sailing shrimp cutter with auxiliary engine at the shipyard of Bieritz & Söhne in Meldorf, in service until 1979, main sailing region was the North Sea.
  • after this until 2001 used as a sail training ship for youth and other people within the Sail Training Association Germany S.T.A.G. in the Baltic Sea.
  • equipped to sail in South Sea waters during winter 2001/02, start of a 3 years circumnavigation of the globe in May 2002 in Hamburg, aboard are a 2-headed master crew and changing sailing guests.

Contact:

Website (deutsch, 19 Sep 2002):
http://www.blauwassergrete.de/
Cirumnavigation of the globe aboard the Grete: the ship and the journey, route and schedules, the crew, diary, contact

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.

"Piekfall"
Mitteilungsblatt der Freunde des Gaffelriggs
(http://www.freunde-des-gaffelriggs.de/)
Page: 34-39 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact
Reinhart Bein
"FRI achtundtwinning, is dat nich de Grete?"
Edition: 74

Peter Rath
"Hanse Sail Rostock - Wo man sich begegnet"
Hanse Sail Verein Rostock e.V. 2005
(http://www.hansesail.com/)
Page: 94 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

"Piekfall"
Mitteilungsblatt der Freunde des Gaffelriggs
(http://www.freunde-des-gaffelriggs.de/)
Page: 30-31 Source with picture Source with history
(Reisebericht)
Reinhart Bein
"GRETE in der Karibik"
Edition: 94