Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Ellen"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Registered port:Stockholm
Base port:Beckholmen
Type of rigging:SCHONER
Year built:1897-1898
Yard:C. Bom, Thurø, DK
Overall length:32.00 m
Length (hull):21.76 m
Breadth:6.03 m
Draught:2.29 m
Sail area:335 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:253 PS
Engine:Cummins Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 28 Nov 2001

  • built 1897-98 by C. Bom at Thurø near Svendborg, DK, as a fore-and-aft schooner, first name was "William", she was made of oak.
  • during her life she had the following owners so far: 1898 - 1918 as "William", C. Bom and M. Peterssen from Troense, DK 1918 - 1920 as "William", Albert Chr. Rasmussen from Hundstrup, DK 1920 - 1927 as "Ellen", Johan Hjelm and others from Resö, SWE 1927 - 1928 as "Ellen", Johan Hjelm and others under Swedish flag 1928 - 1935 as "Ellen", Syvert Johnsen, C. J. Hjelm from Strömstad, SWE 1935 - 1961 as "Ellen", Henry Larsson, Eric Svensson from Böda, SWE 1961 - 1963 as "Ellen", AB Glibo, Malmö, SWE 1963 - 1970 as "Ellen", Ture Leonard Larsson, registered in Lund, SWE 1970 - 1985 as "Ellen", Ingemar Mattson and Gun Öhman, Karlshamn, SWE 1985 - 1992 as "Ellen", Lidingö Kommune, Lidingö, SWE since 1992 as "Ellen", Stiftelsen S/Y ELLEN, Stockholm, SWE
  • interim she was rigged as a gaff ketch, in 1998 the original rig of a schooner was restored.
  • the Stiftelsen S/Y ELLEN uses her as a sailtraining ship for young people, at the age of 13-25 years, mainly in the Stockholm archipelago, in summer the ship sails in the Balic Sea, participates in tall-ship races or the Baltic Sail events.

Last tracked position of the ship:

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Last tracked position of the ship Ellen


Website (på svenska, 22 Nov 2001):
Segelfartyget Ellen: website of the ship with a photo, history, contact address

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: 83 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact