Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Astrid af Timmernabben"
Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Name:||Astrid af Timmernabben|
|Type of rigging:||SCHONER|
|Yard:||S. Ohlssons, Timmernabben, Småland, SWE|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 30 Dec 2005
- built in Timmernabben, Småland in 1921 by S. Ohlssons, skipper became Manfred Löfström.
- 1933 change of her rigging; "Astrid" was converted into a gaff ketch (Galeasse). and was used by skipper Roy Löfström on the trade routes in the Baltic Sea (Denmark and Germany).
- 1959 further reduction of her rigging, fitted with a stronger engine.
- 3 August 1964 collision with the ferry "Kalmarsund", repaired and used in the fishery then, registered port became Stockholm.
- since 1972 owned by Per Olof Johnson and Anders Mannerheim.
- 1999 she laid nearly sunken in Stockholm, when she was found by Alf Hällblad, owner of the "Hvitfeldt", brought to Timmernabben, SWE.
- since July 2001 laid up on land in Mönsterås, SWE; begin of a general restore.