Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Delphin"

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Delphin, Thomas Albert, Sail Bremerhaven 2005 , 08/2005

Source, location, date:
Thomas Albert,
Sail Bremerhaven 2005,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Registered port:Hamburg
Type of rigging:KUTTER
Type of ship:Ostfriesische Torfmutte
Year built:1930
Yard:Westrhauderfehn, GER
Length:19.00 m
Breadth:4.00 m
Draught:0.90 m
Sail area:120 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 02 May 2006

  • built 1930 in Westrhauderfehn, GER; first name "Adler".
  • frisian so-called Torfmutte, a cargo ship to transport peat and building materials through the channels of Friesland, at the Leda and Ems.
  • she was sunk to protect her during the WW II, used as a cargo ship after the war again until the 1950s.
  • 1961 saved from being scapped, reconstruction for private use and maintenance as museum ship in Hamburg Oevelgönne and later in the Finkenwärder Gaffel-Consortium Hamburg.