Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Svanen"
Photos of the sailing ship:
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Type of rigging:||YAWL|
|Yard:||Poul Molich, Hundested Bådebyggeri, DK|
|Overall length:||19.51 m|
|Sail area:||550 m2|
|Ship's hull:||Stahl / Steel|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 02 May 2006
- designed by Ikke Oplyst, built by Poul Molich, Hundested Bådebyggeri as sister ship of the "Thyra" replacing a customs cutter of the same name, launched on June 23, 1960.
- used by the Royal Danish Navy for the education of marine officers, she sails mainly in Danish waters but also represents Denmark during sail events in Northern and Central Europe.
Contact:Website (dansk, 30 Sep 2007):
Svanen: Information about the ship at the website about Danish naval history