Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Haukur"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Registered port:Húsavík
Type of rigging:SCHONER
Year built:1973/1997/2002
Yard:John at Eleven, Reykjavík, ICE
Overall length:21.50 m
Breadth:4.00 m
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:210 PS

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 30 Dec 2005

  • built in Reykjavík, Iceland in 1973, constructed in the shipyard "John at Eleven".
  • used for fishing in the Western Fjords of Iceland.
  • bought by the organisation North Sailing in 1996, converted into a passenger vessel for whale-watching tours until summer of 1997.
  • 2001 taken into dry dock in Húsavík and converted into a schooner, similar to the fishing schooners which were common on the northern coasts of Iceland in the late 19th century.
  • sails with passenger on pleasure sailing trips and whale-watching excursions.

Last tracked position of the ship:

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Last tracked position of the ship Haukur


Website (Islenskur/English, 01 Dec 2005):
Haukur: website of the operating organisation, information about the ship, photos, contact address