Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Wissemara"

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Wissemara, Volker Gries, Koggentreffen Wismar 2006 , 08/2006

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Volker Gries,
Koggentreffen Wismar 2006,
08/2006

Wissemara, Volker Gries, Koggentreffen Wismar 2006 , 08/2006

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Volker Gries,
Koggentreffen Wismar 2006,
08/2006

Wissemara, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2010 , 08/2010

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2010,
08/2010

Wissemara, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2012 , 08/2012

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2012,
08/2012

Wissemara, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2012 , 08/2012

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2012,
08/2012

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Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Wissemara
Registered port:Wismar
Nation:GER
Type of rigging:HANSEKOGGE
Year built:2000-2005
Yard:Wismar, GER
Overall length:31.46 m
Length (hull):25.00 m
Breadth:9.24 m
Draught:2.40 m
Sail area:276 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:345 PS
Engine:Volvo Penta Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 17 Apr 2016

  • reconstruction of a Hanseatic cog from the Baltic Sea region from the first half of the 14. century.
  • 1997/98 a wreck was found near the island Poel, GER; since 1999 measurement and salvage as well as begin of the conservation of the wreck, which should be finished in 2017; origin of the wreck probably Finland and built in about 1773, however this wreck motivated to build the hanseatic cog.
  • July 2000 symbolically keel laid for a reconstruction of the cog, implementation of a ship building hall and workshops in the port area of Wismar, GER.
  • 2001 building of a model (1:10) and the keel was laid in the ship building hall, fitting of the makeshift spants and first planking.
  • 2002 installation of the spants and on the end of the year the first deck beam were fitted.
  • 2003 making of the mast, installation of lengthwise stiffenings and continued work on the hull of the cog.
  • 2004 finishing of the planks, making if the oar blade.
  • May 29, 2004 lifted into water under sympathy of the people of the region Wismar.
  • 2005 building of the deck and interior, begin of the building of the rigging.
  • 2006 fitted with an auxiliary engine.
  • maiden voyage in August 2006 participating in the Hansesail Rostock in company with the hanseatic cogs "Roland von Bremen", "Hansekogge", "Ubena von Bremen" and the Kraweel "Lisa von L├╝beck", first meeting of the medieval ships in Wismar 2006.
  • named the "Wissemara" after a small river next to the town Wismar.

Last tracked position of the ship:

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Last tracked position of the ship Wissemara

Contact:

Website (deutsch, 20 Jan 2007):
http://www.poeler-kogge.de/
Wissemara: website of the operating association with history, main technical specification, contact address

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.

Peter Rath
"Hanse Sail Rostock - Wo man sich begegnet"
Hanse Sail Verein Rostock e.V. 2005
(http://www.hansesail.com/)
Page: 227 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

"Piekfall"
Mitteilungsblatt der Freunde des Gaffelriggs
(http://www.freunde-des-gaffelriggs.de/)
Page: 50-52 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact
Volker Gries, Hannes Seifert
"Erstes Koggentreffen in Wismar 2006 - Jungfernfahrt der Wissemara"
Edition: 91