Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Ninive"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Ninive, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 1997 , 08/1997

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 1997,
08/1997

Ninive, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 1997 , 08/1997

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 1997,
08/1997

Ninive, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2002 , 08/2002

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2002,
08/2002

Ninive, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2004 , 08/2004

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2004,
08/2004

Ninive, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2006 , 05/2006

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Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2006,
05/2006

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

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2010,
08/2010

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Ninive
Registered port:Laboe
Base port:Arnis
Nation:GER
Type of rigging:GALEASSE
Type of ship:Pommersche Galeasse
Year built:1989
Yard:Rickling, Laboe, GER
Overall length:24.65 m
Length (hull):18.50 m
Breadth:5.05 m
Draught:2.70 m
Sail area:240 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:120 PS
Engine:MAN

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 22 Jan 2011

  • built 1985-89 in Rickling in Schleswig-Holstein/GER, work was carried out by long term unemployed people through a German Government grant and by rehabilitate young offenders, completion and rigging of the ship in Laboe
  • replica of a Pommeranian cargo sailing vessel from 1869, a so-called "Pommeranian Galeasse", vessels of this type transported cool, grain, sand and goods along the Pommeranian coast and in the Baltic Sea
  • sails on the Baltic Sea for recreation and to experience the team spirit, registered port is Laboe whereas she usually lies in the Arnis, GER now
  • takes part in sailing events, e.g. Hanse Sail Rostock
  • 2002 foundation of the NINIVE e.V. association with the aim to enable teaching and learning for young people through working and sailing on the boat, the association purchased the "Ninive".

Contact:

Website (deutsch, 22 Jan 2011):
http://www.galeass-ninive.de/
Ninive: infos about the vessel and her construction, history, homeport, sailing aboard

Website (deutsch, 22 Jan 2011):
http://www.ninive.de/
Ninive: official website of the operator with photos, history, operator, 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. ├╝berarbeitete Auflage)
Source with picture Source with technical data

Peter Rath
"Hanse Sail Rostock - Wo man sich begegnet"
Hanse Sail Verein Rostock e.V. 2005
(http://www.hansesail.com/)
Page: 140 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data