Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Kaat Mossel"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Kaat Mossel, Volker Gries, Klipperrace 2019 , 10/2019

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Klipperrace 2019,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Kaat Mossel
Registered port:Lelystad
Type of rigging:KETSCH
Type of ship:Klipper
Year built:1905
Yard:Van de Boer, Lemmer, NL
Length:28.00 m
Breadth:5.50 m
Draught:1.00 m
Sail area:250 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 14 Apr 2023

  • built 1905 in Lemmer/NL at the shipyard of the Van de Boer brothers for freight transport on the Dutch coast, on rivers and inland waters.
  • approx. 1930 removal of the rigging and used as a motor cargo ship until 1972.
  • conversion to a charter ship for passenger trips under sail, initially with 3 masts, which was later changed again.
  • named after the mussel seller and inspector Catharina Mulder (1723-1798) from Rotterdam/NL, who is revered as a folk heroine in the Netherlands.

Last tracked position of the ship:

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Last tracked position of the ship Kaat Mossel


Website (nederlands/deutsch, 14 Apr 2023):
Klipper Kaat Mossel: charter website with some details about the ship, photos, offers, contact