Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Wiking"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Wiking, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2013 , 05/2013

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2013,
05/2013

Wiking, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2013 , 05/2013

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2013,
05/2013

Wiking, Volker Gries, Maritime Tage Bermerhaven 2021 , 08/2021

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Maritime Tage Bermerhaven 2021,
08/2021

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Wiking
Registered port:Essen
Base port:Bremerhaven
Nation:GER
Type of rigging:KETSCH
Type of ship:Krabbenkutter
Year built:1938
Yard:Bültjer Werft, Ditzum/Ems, GER
Overall length:19.00 m
Length (hull):14.65 m
Breadth:4.45 m
Draught:1.90 m
Sail area:130 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:170 PS
Engine:6 Zyl. Henschel Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 26 Mar 2022

  • built in 1938 at the Bültjer shipyard in Ditzum an der Ems, GER as a shrimp cutter for fishing in the North Sea, at that time without sails, but with a loading boom for the nets.
  • decommissioned in 1987.
  • 1994 taken over by an association from Magdeburg/GER, which wanted to use the ship for youth work on the river Elbe, the concept was not fully implemented despite changes to the facility and deck structures.
  • 2003 transfer to Greifswald/GER, construction of a ketch rigging, use by a non-profit association for trips with young people from Greifswald.
  • acquired by Uwe Wehner in 2013, transfer to Bremerhaven/GER with a stopover in Flensburg/GER and necessary stay in the shipyard in Egernsund/DK for the basic repair of the hull.
  • from 2014 continuously new rig, new deckhouse and interior fittings in the Alter Hafen of Bremerhaven.

Contact:

Website (deutsch, 26 Mar 2022):
http://www.segelkutter-wiking.de/new
Wiking: her data, history and photos, contact to the owner