Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Circe"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Type of rigging:KETSCH
Type of ship:Gaffelketsch
Year built:1914-1915
Length:23.00 m
Breadth:4.70 m
Draught:2.60 m
Sail area:220 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:120 PS

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 02 May 2006

  • built 1914-15, used in the fishery under Norwegean flag.
  • 1947 general overhaul and installation of an diesel engine, used as cargo ship in the fjords of Norway near to Bergen, NOR.
  • 1979-81 conversion to a traditionally rigged ship for charter business and yacht at the shipyard J. Ring Andersen in Svendborg, DK.
  • used as cruising and charter ship in the Mediterranean today.

Literature for further reading:

We recommend the following references for your further research of the ship. The references marked with have been included in the generation of the ship profile on this page.

Flavio Sefarini, James Taylor
"Vele d'Epoca nel mondo un secolo di yachting"
Gribaudo 2002 ISBN: 88-8058-292-5
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