Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Freja Byrding"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Freja Byrding, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2010 , 05/2010

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2010,
05/2010

Freja Byrding, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2010 , 05/2010

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2010,
05/2010

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Freja Byrding
Registered port:Haderslev
Nation:DK
Type of ship:Wikinger Handelsschiff
Year built:1982-1984
Yard:Haderslev Museum, Haderslev, DK
Overall length:13.76 m
Breadth:3.46 m
Draught:0.80 m
Sail area:46 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 02 Jan 2012

  • replica of a viking trading boat which kind was probably used on the inland waters and inshore.
  • built 1982-84 at the Haderslev museum, at which one could lively watch the construction progress.
  • used as an active museum vessel today to give a preferably big audience the understanding of the achievements of the vikings in ship building and seafaring.

Contact:

Website (dansk, 01 Nov 2011):
http://www.frejabyrding.dk/new
Freja Byrding: website with specification, history, photos and contact