Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Valborg"

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Valborg, Marko Lamminen, Helsinki archipelago , 10/2000

Source, location, date:
Marko Lamminen,
Helsinki archipelago,
10/2000

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Valborg
Registered port:Helsinki
Nation:FIN
Type of rigging:GALEASSE
Year built:1948
Yard:Porvoo
Overall length:36.00 m
Length (hull):30.00 m
Breadth:7.20 m
Draught:2.30 m
Sail area:320 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:270 PS
Engine:Scania Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 18 Sep 2005

  • she is a former freighter under sail, carried building materials and wood for Helsinki
  • in the beginning of the 1980s she was given to the Scouts of Helsinki as a sail training ship
  • in the 1990s longer tours in the Baltic Sea
  • 1996 first participation in a Cutty Sark Tall Ships Race, took part in the 2000 Cutty Sark race in the Baltic Sea from Gdansk to Flensburg
  • 2004/05 taken over by a new founded association
  • the name "Valborg" is a Swedish name for a girl

Last tracked position of the ship:

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Last tracked position of the ship Valborg

Contact:

Website (suomeksi, 03 Dec 2000):
http://www.valborg.fi/
The official website of the Valborg

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.

Anthony Churchill
"Sail to Adventure"
ISBN: 0 948337 05 2
Page: 217, 218 Source with picture
(kurzer beschreibender Text)