Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Fritz Lexow"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Fritz Lexow, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2012 , 05/2012

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2012,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Fritz Lexow
Registered port:Wilster
Base port:Wilsterau und Stör
Type of rigging:KUTTER
Type of ship:Bereisungsboot
Year built:2001
Yard:Bültjer, Ditzum, Ems, GER
Overall length:15.50 m
Length (hull):12.00 m
Breadth:4.00 m
Draught:1.20 m
Sail area:85 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:120 PS

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 31 Jan 2014

  • building of the original in 1913 based on a design by Gustav Junge at the shipyard of J. Junge, Wewelsfleth, GER as boat for civil services with engine and a sailing rig, used by the Royal water construction authority in Norden, East Friesland, GER.
  • 2001 new construction using original drawings at the shipyard Bültjer, Ditzum on the Ems, GER.
  • named the "Fritz Lexow" to honour the grandfather of the wife of the owner and builder.

Last tracked position of the ship:

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Last tracked position of the ship Fritz Lexow


Website (deutsch, 04 Apr 2021):
Segelkutter Fritz Lexow: website of the sailing cutter with technical specification, story of her building, the homeport and region, many photos, contact address