Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Aron"

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Aron, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2004 , 05/2004

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Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2004,
05/2004

Aron, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2004 , 05/2004

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Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2004,
05/2004

Aron, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2008 , 08/2008

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2008,
08/2008

Aron, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2009 , 08/2009

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2009,
08/2009

Aron, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2010 , 08/2010

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2010,
08/2010

Aron, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2014 , 08/2014

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2014,
08/2014

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Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Aron
Registered port:Svendborg
Nation:DK
Type of rigging:SCHONER
Year built:1906
Yard:L.J. Bager Werft, Marstal, DK
Overall length:33.10 m
Breadth:5.65 m
Draught:2.65 m
Sail area:320 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:110 PS
Engine:Gardner Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 27 Aug 2021

  • built at the Bager shipyard in Marstal, DK in 1906, she carried goods across the Baltic Sea and in coastal areas, first owner A.K. Andersen from Marstal, 1908 taken by C.J. Schmidt from Marstal, since 1909 H.J.H. Christensen from Ommel, DK; fitted with the first auxiliary engine.
  • 1918 - 1928 owner K.J. Kristensen from Ommel; 1919 fitted with a stronger diesel engine.
  • 1928 taken by E. Stærke from Ærøskøbing, DK; and then by H.P.M. Raahauge from Marstal became the owner until 1937.
  • 1937 taken over by F. and C. Jørgensen from Rudkøbing, DK
  • 1947 major rebuilding by the then owner, fitted with a wheel house and another engine, reduction of the rig.
  • 1968 sold to Kristian Lund, who converted her from a freighter to a vessel suitable for chartering and sailing with passengers, since 1970 she has been in service with guest aboard since 1982 operated together with Anette Hansen, wife of the owner.
  • since 1973 she looks like in her early days without a wheel house and rigged as a schooner.
  • after the death of the owner in 2018 Anette Hansen operated the ship until 2020.
  • 2021 taken by Gorm Bødker and Helene Moodie, used for sailing with guests

Contact:

Website (dansk, 31 Jul 2021):
https://www.sejlmedaron.dk/new
Skibet Aron: many photos, data and history about the ships, contact for sailing on board

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.

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 1997 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(9. aktualisierte Auflage)
Page: 51 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

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

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 2002 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(10. aktualisierte und erweiterte Auflage)
Page: 61 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data