Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Astrid af Timmernabben"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Astrid af Timmernabben
Registered port:Mönsterås
Type of rigging:SCHONER
Year built:1921
Yard:S. Ohlssons, Timmernabben, Småland, SWE
Length:20.42 m
Breadth:6.15 m
Draught:2.15 m
Power:22 PS

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.