Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Blume"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Blume, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2009 , 05/2009

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2009,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Registered port:Dessau
Type of ship:Giekewer
Year built:1919
Yard:J. Jacobs, Moorege, GER
Overall length:13.50 m
Breadth:3.20 m
Draught:1.20 m
Sail area:65 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:36 PS
Engine:3 Zyl. Deutz

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 19 Feb 2011

  • 1919-1979 registered in Haseldorf, GER under the namen "Blume", since 1979 in Nienburg on the river Weser, later moved to Hamburg Oevelgönne and later to Dessau, GER.
  • fitted with an engine since 1925, installation of a deckhouse, lenghtening of the hull.
  • since about 1972 private use as motor boat.
  • 1985 removal of the infrastructure on deck, hull was shortened in Hamburg Harburg, GER, restoration as Gieckewer (barge) from Haseldorfer.