Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Verandering"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Verandering, Volker Gries, Kieler Woche 2005 , 06/2005

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Kieler Woche 2005,
06/2005

Verandering, Volker Gries, Kieler Woche 2005 , 06/2005

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Kieler Woche 2005,
06/2005

Verandering, Volker Gries, Kieler Woche 2006 , 06/2006

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Kieler Woche 2006,
06/2006

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Verandering
Registered port:Bremen
Nation:GER
Type of rigging:KETSCH
Type of ship:2-Mast Klipper
Year built:1898
Yard:Raamsdonkveer, NL
Length (hull):24.34 m
Breadth:5.85 m
Draught:1.00 m
Sail area:260 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:190 PS
Engine:DAF 1160

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 03 Jul 2005

  • built as a 2-masted cargo ship for the coastal and inland waters in Raamsdonkveer, NL in 1898 for a German shipowning company.
  • 1930 sold to Groningen, NL, changes on the hull, the elliptical was replaced by a flat stern to enable passing the sluices there, reduction of her rigging and removal of one mast, fitted with a side drive.
  • 1950 equipped with an additional 2-cyl. 44 h.p. MWN engine.
  • change of the owner in the 1970s, begin of her reconstruction and rebuilding to her appearance during the turn of the century as a 2-masted freighter, but the cargo hold were turned into passenger cabins, removal of the side drive.
  • 1978 and inthe beginning of the 1980s sold, used in the charter business.
  • further rebuildings to meet the new requirements sailing in Dutch inland and coastal waters, but her original character was kept, change of the engine to a Volvo.
  • inthe beginning of the 1990s Annette van Kleef bought her, further modernizations under deck, used for charter voyages with passengers.
  • in about 2002 the Bremische Evangelische Kirche (Protestant church) purchased her, since then she is a non-profit youth project sailing with young people during the summer and used as a meeting place for seminars and church events during winter.

Contact:

Website (deutsch, 12 Sep 2007):
http://www.verandering.de/
Verandering: website of the owner and operator with technical info, history and photos, about their intentions and aims, contact address