Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Anna-Lisa von Wischhafen"

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Anna-Lisa von Wischhafen, Eignerfoto, Wischhafen , k.A. / unknown

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k.A. / unknown

Anna-Lisa von Wischhafen, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2017 , 05/2017

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Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2017,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Anna-Lisa von Wischhafen
Ex-names:Mathilde, Anna-Lisa von Wilster, Anna-Lisa von Stade
Registered port:Wischhafen
Type of rigging:KETSCH
Type of ship:Besanewer
Year built:1906
Yard:J. Junge, Wewelsfleth, GER
Overall length:28.00 m
Breadth:5.00 m
Draught:1.55 m
Sail area:200 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:150 PS
Engine:6 Zyl. Deutz SA6M 517 Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 01 Mar 2008

  • she is a former freighting ewer for the river Elbe and coastal areas of the North Sea and Baltic Sea, carried food and coal to Hamburg/GER, first name was "Mathilde", fitted with an axiliary engine in the 1920s
  • after her involuntary use in the WWII she was misused as a barge
  • 1974 purchased under the name "Anna-Lisa von Wilster" by private owners in very poor condition, a 3 years restore and general overhaul was started, after that she saild the Flensburg Bay along the German and Danish coast
  • 1978 participation on the Operation Sail in Oslo
  • 1984 sold to the association "Bildungsschiff Niederelbe e.V.", renamed to "Anna-Lisa von Stade", she sails as an active traditional sailing ship, swimming museum and is used for education purposes, offers group trips focused on the river Elbe and tideland of the North Sea.
  • 2005 the new (and old) homeport became Wischhafen, GER.


Website (deutsch, 01 Mar 2008):
Anna-Lisa von Wischhafen: website of the operator, the use of the ship, ship' history, photos, 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.

Gert Uwe Detlefsen, Stefan Lipsky, Heinz Trost
"Veteranen- und Museumsschiffe"
Verlag Gert Uwe Detlefsen 1997 ISBN: 3-928473-34-4
(3. umfassend erweiterte Auflage)
Page: 22 Source with picture Source with history

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

Joachim Kaiser
"Segler in der Zeitenwende"
Chronik der Seefahrt, Verlag Egon Heinemann, Norderstedt 1977 ISBN: 3-87321-946-8
(Biografie der kleinen stählernen Frachtsegelschiffe (1880 - Gegenwart))
Source with history Source with technical data

Mitteilungsblatt der Freunde des Gaffelriggs
Page: 14-16 Source with picture Source with history
Volker von Bargen
"100 Jahre Anna-Lisa ex Mathilde"
Edition: 91