Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Spes Mea"

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Spes Mea, Volker Gries, Brandarisrace 2013 , 10/2013

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Volker Gries,
Brandarisrace 2013,
10/2013

Spes Mea, Volker Gries, Brandarisrace 2014 , 10/2014

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Volker Gries,
Brandarisrace 2014,
10/2014

Spes Mea, Volker Gries, Brandarisrace 2015 , 10/2015

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Volker Gries,
Brandarisrace 2015,
10/2015

Spes Mea, Volker Gries, Brandarisrace 2017 , 10/2017

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Volker Gries,
Brandarisrace 2017,
10/2017

Spes Mea, Volker Gries, Brandarisrace 2018 , 10/2018

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Volker Gries,
Brandarisrace 2018,
10/2018

Spes Mea, Volker Gries, Brandarisrace 2018 , 10/2018

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Volker Gries,
Brandarisrace 2018,
10/2018

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Spes Mea
Registered port:Harlingen
Nation:NL
Type of rigging:TJALK
Type of ship:Groninger Seetjalk
Year built:1902
Yard:Boerema, Maartenshoek, NL
Length:26.00 m
Breadth:5.40 m
Draught:1.20 m
Sail area:220 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:160 PS
Engine:DAF 1160

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 01 Nov 2007

  • built 1902 on order of Jan Drost at the shipyard Boerema in Maartenshoek, NL.
  • used as freighter under sails transporting salt, timber and feeding to England, Norway, Sweden, Danmark and Germany.
  • 1924 taken over by R. Krook, used under sails further on.
  • since 1934 used as inland water ship mainly as bulk carrier under sails.
  • 1954 taken over by the son of R. Krook and removal of the rig, installation of a 2 cyl. Deutz engine with 38 h.p.
  • decommissioned in 1968 in Purmerend, NL; house boat for Krook (until 1987), who worked as a bridge guard then.
  • change of the owner and used als living ship.
  • 1989 purchased by Jan van Berge, restore and conversion in a charter ship for guest sailing under sails, used in the Dutch coastal region of the North Sea.
  • 1998 purchased by Klaas Bosch and Danny Munnikes, used in the charter business based in Harlingen, NL; since 2003 is Klaas Bosch the only owner.

Last tracked position of the ship:

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Last tracked position of the ship Spes Mea

Contact:

Website (nederlands/deutsch/English, 22 Apr 2021):
http://www.spesmea.nl/
Spes Mea: website of the ship with specification, history, sailing routes and charter information, photos, guest book, contact