Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Vliegende Hollander"

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Vliegende Hollander, Volker Gries, Klipperrace 2019 , 10/2019

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Klipperrace 2019,

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Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Vliegende Hollander
Ex-names:Ouderentrouw, Martha, Fatum Ferenda
Registered port:Lemmer, Spakenburg
Year built:1892
Overall length:39.85 m
Breadth:6.10 m
Draught:1.30 m
Sail area:540 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:260 PS
Engine:Scania Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 03 Oct 2000

  • the clipper was built as "Ouderentrouw" in 1892, the following owner called her "Martha", she is a big freighting ship for that time
  • fitted with an engine to stay able to compete newer ship without sails
  • used under the name "Fatum Ferenda" most at rivers until 1995
  • 1996 she was recognized by the new owner in the port of Amsterdam, they started to rebuild the former freighter to a ship sailing with passengers
  • sailing area ist the Ijssel Sea and the Dutch mud-flats as well as the German coast

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.

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 2002 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(10. aktualisierte und erweiterte Auflage)
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