Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Amsterdam"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Amsterdam, Werner Jurkowski, Amsterdam , 08/2000

Source, location, date:
Werner Jurkowski,
Amsterdam,
08/2000

Amsterdam, Werner Jurkowski, Amsterdam , 08/2000

Source, location, date:
Werner Jurkowski,
Amsterdam,
08/2000

Amsterdam, Werner Jurkowski, Amsterdam , 08/2000

Source, location, date:
Werner Jurkowski,
Amsterdam,
08/2000

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Amsterdam
Registered port:Amsterdam
Nation:NL
Type of rigging:VOLLSCHIFF
Type of ship:Dutch East Indiamen (1749)
Year built:1985-1990
Yard:Amsterdam
Length (hull):48.00 m
Breadth:11.60 m
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Engine:keine / none

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 26 Apr 2001

  • she is a reproduction of the East Indiaman "Amsterdam" from 1749 unable to sail, the "Amsterdam" was lost during her first voyage from Texel to Asia, the wreck lays on the English coast next to Hastings and can be seen when the water is low
  • reproduction in Amsterdam, keel was laid on 1. May, 1985, launched in 1989, completion in 1990
  • used as a museum ship of the Dutch Scheepvaartmuseum in Amsterdam, she has always a crew, who celebrates and performs usual activities of a seaman's life in that time

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 1997 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(9. aktualisierte Auflage)
Page: 217 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 2002 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(10. aktualisierte und erweiterte Auflage)
Page: 235 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data