Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Albanus"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Albanus, Werner Jurkowski, Mariehamn , 07/1988

Source, location, date:
Werner Jurkowski,
Mariehamn,
07/1988

Albanus, Werner Jurkowski, Mariehamn , 07/1988

Source, location, date:
Werner Jurkowski,
Mariehamn,
07/1988

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Albanus
Registered port:Mariehamn
Nation:FIN
Type of rigging:KETSCH
Year built:1988
Yard:Skeppsföreningen Albanus
Overall length:29.70 m
Length (hull):21.30 m
Breadth:6.20 m
Draught:1.90 m
Sail area:300 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:71 PS
Engine:Volvo Penta TAMD

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 01 Oct 1998

  • replica of a ship built by J.A. Henriksson in Äppelö, Hammarland, on the Aland island in 1904, when these ships were used for transport of timber, fish and other foodstuffs
  • built at a temporary shipyard in Mariehamn 1886-89, 1986 the timber was procured, 1987 keel was laid, ceremoniously launched in July 1988 during the Cutty Sark Tall Ships Race in Mariehamn, rigged in spring of 1989, sailed the first time in May 1989
  • since when the vessel has been a symbol for seafaring in this region
  • has proved to be a fast sailing ship on many occasions
  • the "Albanus" is now used mainly for training schoolchildren and young people in the art of traditional sailing.

Contact:

Website (suomeksi/English, 01 Nov 2004):
http://www.aland.net/albanus/
Galeasen Albanus: photos, history, 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.

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 1997 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(9. aktualisierte Auflage)
Page: 113 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

Anthony Churchill
"Sail to Adventure"
ISBN: 0 948337 05 2
Page: 30 Source with picture Source with history Quelle with contact

"Faszination Segelschiffe"
Ein interaktives Informationssystem auf CD-ROM 1998
(2. überarbeitete Auflage)
Source with picture Source with history 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: 128 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data