Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Linnéa"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Registered port:Gamleby
Type of rigging:SCHONER
Year built:1915
Yard:Sjötorps Varv, Lake Vänern, SWE
Length (hull):25.60 m
Breadth:7.05 m
Draught:2.65 m
Sail area:540 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:130 PS

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 01 Jan 2014

  • former cargo ship for trading in the Baltic Sea region until the 1960s.
  • after decommissioning bought by Egil and Kerstin Bergström in 1968, first used as floating home until 1977.
  • foundation of the trust Stiftelsen Människan for the preservation and operation of the ship, general overhaul and restoration until 1985.
  • used for sailing with guests in the Baltic Sea, mainly along the Swedish or Finnish coast or to Denmark and Germany.


Website (på svenska, 18 Sep 2005):
Skonaren Linnéa: photos, technical specification, sailing schedules, 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.

"Faszination Segelschiffe"
Ein interaktives Informationssystem auf CD-ROM 1998
(2. überarbeitete Auflage)
Source with technical data Quelle with contact