Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Fortuna"

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Fortuna, Volker Gries, Hafenfestival Lübeck 2001 , 09/2001

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Volker Gries,
Hafenfestival Lübeck 2001,
09/2001

Fortuna, Volker Gries, Hafenfestival Lübeck 2001 , 09/2001

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Volker Gries,
Hafenfestival Lübeck 2001,
09/2001

Fortuna, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2004 , 08/2004

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2004,
08/2004

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Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Fortuna
Registered port:Arhus
Nation:DK
Type of rigging:KETSCH
Type of ship:Spreizgaffelketsch
Year built:1928
Yard:Schierhorn, Hohenfelde-Niederelbe, GER
Overall length:17.00 m
Length (hull):12.50 m
Breadth:3.50 m
Draught:1.70 m
Sail area:90 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Engine:Mercedes OM 352

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 06 Jan 2013

  • built 1928 at the shipyard Schierhorn in Neuenfelde, GER, as fishing cutter for catching crabs on the lower Elbe, low draught enabled to fall dry at low water without big heelings.
  • in the 1950/60s registered in Danmark.
  • restored at the shipyard Böbs in Travemünde, GER after change of the owner to the Hagen brothers (Bad Oldesloe, GER).
  • since 1976 fitted with a wishbone rig as a ketch with a 5t ballast keel.
  • 1998 taken over by the prof Conradi, Lübeck-Gothmund, GER.
  • 2008 sold to the owner group Nils Bundgard-Löbber from TSA-Arhus, DK.