Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Freja Byrding"
Photos of the sailing ship:
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Type of ship:||Wikinger Handelsschiff|
|Yard:||Haderslev Museum, Haderslev, DK|
|Overall length:||13.76 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):
Freja Byrding: website with specification, history, photos and contact