Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Tärnan"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Registered port:at Jersey
Type of rigging:SCHONER
Type of ship:Gaffelschoner
Year built:1913
Yard:Sternö Skeppsvarv, Karlshamn, SWE
Overall length:30.50 m
Length (hull):22.06 m
Breadth:5.85 m
Draught:2.40 m
Sail area:320 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:240 PS
Engine:TMD 96

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 18 Jan 2014

  • built 1913 at the Sternö Skeppsvarv at Karlshamn, SWE, construction with an extra strong hull for carrying stones (to Germany)
  • during her life she had the following owners: 1913 - 1918 Frans Ferdinand Holm from Karlshamn, SWE 1918 - 1922 O. E. Lundström also under Swedish flag 1922 - 1942 Reinhold Holm from Höganäs, SWE 1942 - 1960 Erik Nestorsson from Hamburgsund, SWE 1960 - 1966 Johan Martinsson from Hamburgsund, SWE 1966 - 2013 Per-Olof Warnholtz, HB TÄRNAN SAIL, Torslanda, SWE
  • 2013 bought by Dr Jennifer Gidley from Melbourne, AUS; overhaul in Ærøskøbing Harbour, DK; intended use of the ship is to run educational courses onboard; registered at Jersey, GBR.


Website (English, 18 Jan 2014):
Slätskonaren Tärnan: galley, mess, pictures, cabins, charter, history, contact

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.

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

Anders Djerf
"Kulturarv under Segel, Levande segelfartygstradition i Sverige"
Sveriges Segelfartygsförening 2007 ISBN: 91-973000-6-3
Page: 227 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact