Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Kaat Mossel"
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Type of rigging:||KETSCH|
|Type of ship:||Klipper|
|Yard:||Van de Boer, Lemmer, NL|
|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.