Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Anna Elise"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Anna Elise, Provided by Jørgen Rud, k.A. / unknown , 1960 (?)

Source, location, date:
Provided by Jørgen Rud,
k.A. / unknown,
1960 (?)

Anna Elise, Volker Gries, Rostock Stadthafen 2011 , 08/2011

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Rostock Stadthafen 2011,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Anna Elise
Ex-names:Niels Rud, Anna Esther
Registered port:Kopenhagen
Type of rigging:KETSCH
Type of ship:Gaffelketsch
Year built:1932
Yard:Christoffersen's Shipyard, Nordby, Fanø, DK
Overall length:25.00 m
Length (hull):18.59 m
Breadth:5.02 m
Draught:2.35 m
Sail area:240 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:110 PS
Engine:Hundested Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 24 Mar 2003

  • built in Nordby on the island Fanø at Christoffersen's shipyard in 1932, her first owners, the Rud family, used her for fishing out of Esbjerg.
  • sold in the early 1970s to a fisherman from Fåborg, DK.
  • 1978 decommissioned from fishing and sold to an owner from Copenhagen.
  • 1982 bought by a group of owners, the Bådforeningen af 12. April 1978, beginn of her restore, rebuilding of the ship was not easy because there have been no original plans available, originally fitted with a smaller rigging the new owners decided to give her a rig of the fishing boats of around 1900, ready for her first sailing season in 1987.
  • used as a leisure boat by the owners and their friends only.


Website (dansk (under construction), 10 Mar 2003):
Website of Anna Elise, a photo, links to further information