Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Thor"

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Thor, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2015 , 05/2015

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Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2015,

Thor, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2016 , 05/2016

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Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2016,

Thor, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2017 , 05/2017

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Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2017,

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Technical data of the sailing ship:

Ex-names:Joan, Ingeborg, Hertha
Registered port:Marstal
Type of rigging:KUTTER
Type of ship:Lodsskøjte / Lotsenkutter (Colin Archer)
Year built:1910
Overall length:12.87 m
Length (hull):10.35 m
Breadth:3.77 m
Draught:1.88 m
Sail area:65 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:60 PS

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 01 May 2016

  • former pilot boat which came to Denmark from Norway at the end of the 1950s, her name was "Thor".
  • used during leisure times by the owner family, later seen in bad condition in the port of Rungsted or Vedbæk.
  • 1979 maintainance and overhaul in the shipyard Henriksen in Humlebæk, DK.
  • 1983 registerred in Kiel, GER with the name "Joan".
  • 2009 purchased by the Danish shipbuilder Ebbe Andersen from the bankrupt estate of a German owner, reconditioning until 2013, renamed the "Thor" again, used for private sailing trips then