Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Ebenhaezer"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Ebenhaezer, Volker Gries, Lütte Sail Bremerhaven 2008 , 08/2008

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Volker Gries,
Lütte Sail Bremerhaven 2008,
08/2008

Ebenhaezer, Volker Gries, Sail Bremerhaven 2010 , 08/2010

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Volker Gries,
Sail Bremerhaven 2010,
08/2010

Ebenhaezer, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2013 , 08/2013

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2013,
08/2013

Ebenhaezer, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2013 , 08/2013

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2013,
08/2013

Ebenhaezer, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2015 , 08/2015

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2015,
08/2015

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Ebenhaezer
Registered port:Westerhauderfehn
Nation:GER
Type of rigging:TJALK
Type of ship:Seetjalk
Year built:1908
Yard:Werft van der Werf, Leuwaarden, NL
Overall length:26.00 m
Length (hull):18.81 m
Breadth:4.30 m
Draught:1.10 m
Sail area:178 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:120 PS
Engine:Mercedes Benz OM352

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 20 Jul 2009

  • built 1908 at the shipyard van der Werf, Leeuwarden, NL for Dutch owners; used to tranport peat, grain, building materials, salted fish on the rivers, channels and waaden sea of the Netherlands.
  • later used as post ship between the mainland and Western Frisian islands, since 1929 she was fitted with an engine.
  • 1949 purchased by H. van Kuyck, Antwerp, BEL, reconstruction to a leisure yacht, installation of a small mizzen mast, replacement of sideboards.
  • 1966 sold to the English manufacturer L. Cullen, change of the engine, installation of a rudder house and cabins in the position of the former hold, voyage through Europe.
  • 1972 laid up in Rendsburg, GER at the shipyard Ueckerwerft, offered for sale.
  • 1980 purchased by H. and S. Gossing, used during sparetime, 1984 moved to Rhauderfehn, GER.
  • 1986 sold to the municipality of Rhauderfehn, restored through a German Government grant ("Arbeiten und Lernen - Berufsanfängerprogramm"), rebuilt to her former appearance as working boat until 1988.
  • used as an active traditional sailing ship and for sailing with youth today, operated by the Rhauderfehner Schiffergilde, sails with guests during the season.
  • the name "Ebenheazer" comes from the Bible and means "God has brought us up to here".

Last tracked position of the ship:

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Last tracked position of the ship Ebenhaezer

Contact:

Website (deutsch, 22 Dec 2009):
http://www.ebenhaezer.de/
Ebenhaezer: website of the operator with information about their activities, many photos, technical data, 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

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: 51 Source with technical data Quelle with contact

"Piekfall"
Mitteilungsblatt der Freunde des Gaffelriggs
(http://www.freunde-des-gaffelriggs.de/)
Page: 33-34 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data
Rolf Thoben
"Die Geschichte der Tjalk Ebenhaezer"
Edition: 95