Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Hvitfeldt"
Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Type of rigging:||KETSCH|
|Yard:||S. Abrahemsens, Esbjerg, DK|
|Sail area:||160 m2|
|Ship's hull:||Holz / Wood|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 24 Mar 2003
- built at S. Abrahemsens shipyard in Esbjerg, Denmark for Ole J. Kristiansen in 1903, who owned and used her as a fishing trawler in the North Sea until 1969.
- fitted with the first engine in 1906 which was replaced by a stronger one in 1914 and again replaced in 1918 and 1927, when the rig was removed later and she was converted into a motor vessel another stronger engine was installed.
- in 1969 "Hvitfeldt" came to Malmö, Sweden and after a couple of years H. Haglund bought her, the new homeport became Stockholm.
- in 1977 the new owner, Olle Strandberg, registered her as a pleasure ship, he and his three partners restored her and replaced the engine by the todays Albin diesel.
- sold and moved to Oskarshamn in fall of 1994, the new owners Alf Hällblad and Kurt Lundblad began another restore.
- Alf Hällblad became the only owner in 1996, restored at the Ekenäs shipyard, south of Kalmar, Sweden in winter 1996/97, since 1999 she is registered and based in Mönsterås.
- used as a private and charter vessel.
Contact:Website (på svenska/English, 15 Feb 2003):
The Hvitfeldt: technical data, history, her restore, photos, contact address
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.
Ein interaktives Informationssystem auf CD-ROM 1998
(2. überarbeitete Auflage)
Source with technical data Quelle with contact
"Kulturarv under Segel, Levande segelfartygstradition i Sverige"
Sveriges Segelfartygsförening 2007 ISBN: 91-973000-6-3
Page: 145 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact