Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Danmark"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Danmark
Registered port:Kopenhagen
Nation:DK
Type of rigging:VOLLSCHIFF
Year built:1932
Yard:Nakskov Skibs, Nakskov, DK
Overall length:77.00 m
Length (hull):64.70 m
Breadth:10.00 m
Draught:4.47 m
Sail area:1636 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:486 PS
Engine:Frichs

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 22 Jun 2002

  • built as a training ship under sail in Denmark in 1932, launched on 19 November 1932 and commissioned in June 1933 to train young seamen for the merchant marine.
  • 1939 surprised by the outbreak of World War II during a training voyage in New York, the vessel was made available to the American government, first laid up in Jacksonville, Florida, later when the United States entered the war "Danmark" used to train around 5,000 cadets.
  • returned to Denmark in 1945, since then she sails two longer training cruises each year to train officers and future able-bodied seamen, since 1990 she usually sails one longer training voyage.
  • participates in sailing ship meetings and Cutty Sark Tall Ships Races.
  • mayor overhaul in the early 1990s.

Last tracked position of the ship:

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Last tracked position of the ship Danmark

Contact:

Website (dansk/English, 07 Jan 2011):
http://skoleskibet.martec.nu/
The training ship Danmark: the training, facts about the ship, photos, the scheuldes

Website (dansk, 30 Aug 2005):
http://www.skoleskibet-danmark.dk/
Danmark: private website about the ship with technical data, photos, history, contact adress

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.

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 1997 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(9. aktualisierte Auflage)
Page: 55 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

Beken of Cowes, Eric C. Abranson
"Segelschiffe der Welt"
Edition Maritim 1995 ISBN: 3-89225-314-5
(engl. Originalausgabe: "Sailing Ships of the World", 1992, Thomas Reed Publications Ltd.)
Page: 74 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

Ollivier Puget
"Windjammer der Welt"
Edition Maritim 1999 ISBN: 3-89225-396-X
(franz. Originalausgabe: "Les Plus Beaux Voiliers Du Monde", 1997)
Page: 72 Source with picture Source with history

Giancarlo Schiavoni
"Unter Segeln, die grossen Windjammer auf den Weltmeeren"
Koehlers Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 1994 ISBN: 3-7822-0605-3
(ital. Originalausgabe: "La nave a vela")
Page: 42, 90 Source with picture Source with history

Anthony Churchill
"Sail to Adventure"
ISBN: 0 948337 05 2
Page: 185, 187 Source with picture
(kurzer beschreibender Text)

"Faszination Segelschiffe"
Ein interaktives Informationssystem auf CD-ROM 1998
(2. überarbeitete Auflage)
Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact

Thaddeus Koza
"Tall Ships - the Fleet of the 21th Century"
Tide-Mark Press, East Hartford 2000 ISBN: 1-55949-551-0
(http://www.tallshipsinternational.com/)
Page: 59 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 2002 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(10. aktualisierte und erweiterte Auflage)
Page: 65 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data