Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Gotland"

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Gotland, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2003 , 08/2003

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2003,
08/2003

Gotland, Volker Gries, Sail Travemünde 2005 , 08/2005

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Volker Gries,
Sail Travemünde 2005,
08/2005

Gotland, Volker Gries, Sail Travemünde 2005 , 08/2005

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Volker Gries,
Sail Travemünde 2005,
08/2005

Gotland, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2009 , 08/2009

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2009,
08/2009

Gotland, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2013 , 08/2013

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2013,
08/2013

Gotland, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2015 , 08/2015

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2015,
08/2015

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Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Gotland
Registered port:Heikendorf, Kiel
Nation:GER
Type of rigging:SCHONER
Year built:1941-1943
Yard:Swinemünde
Overall length:30.00 m
Length (hull):24.30 m
Breadth:6.39 m
Draught:2.40 m
Sail area:220 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:440 PS
Engine:Deutz Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 21 Nov 2015

  • another so-called "Kriegsfischkutter" (fishing cutter of the war period), which was probably built in Norway or Sweden in 1941, the hull is a composit construction with planks of oak on frames of steel.
  • until March 1991 used in the commercial fishery in the Baltic Sea by the fisherman Kristand from Heikendorf, Germany.
  • 1991-94 she has been the accompanying ship of the "Hanse-Kogge" from Kiel, when the cog was fitted with an own engine "Gotland" was sold in 1995.
  • since March 1998 owned by Friederike and Harald Hübner, restored with an effort of approx. 12,000 man hours, restoring of the hull, deck and deckhouse under consideration of the regulations of the Germanischer Lloyd and safety guidlines for traditional boats in Germany.
  • "Gotland" is maintained and operated by the association "Trans Omnia Maria e. V." ("over all seas") and is open for seminars and education, team training and incentives.
  • in June 2002 during a trip between Kiel and Kappeln she capsized and sank off Damp, GER; after salvage modifications to improve the stability.

Contact:

Website (deutsch, 21 Nov 2015):
http://www.charterzentrum-kappeln.com/new
Gotland: technical data, some photos, contact address for charter

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.

Peter Rath
"Hanse Sail Rostock - Wo man sich begegnet"
Hanse Sail Verein Rostock e.V. 2005
(http://www.hansesail.com/)
Page: 94 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

"Piekfall"
Mitteilungsblatt der Freunde des Gaffelriggs
(http://www.freunde-des-gaffelriggs.de/)
Page: 34-35 Source with picture Source with history
Hannes Seifert
"KFK Gotland"
Edition: 87