Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Lady Ellen"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Lady Ellen, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2003 , 08/2003

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2003,
08/2003

Lady Ellen, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2003 , 08/2003

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2003,
08/2003

Lady Ellen, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2003 , 08/2003

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2003,
08/2003

Lady Ellen, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2004 , 08/2004

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2004,
08/2004

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Lady Ellen
Registered port:Orust
Nation:SWE
Type of rigging:3-MAST-TOPPSEGELSCHONER
Year built:1982
Yard:Kockum's Werft Malmö
Overall length:49.90 m
Length (hull):38.90 m
Breadth:7.80 m
Draught:4.10 m
Sail area:685 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:550 PS
Engine:Fiat-Aifo

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 01 Oct 1998

  • replica of a timber merchant schooner, the "Ellen" (built 1909 in Denmark), which was highly regarded by her Swedish owners for her speed and maneouverability, designed by Lars and Lars-Erik Johansson
  • keel laid at the Kockum's yard at Malmö, accomodation, rigging and completion by Vindö Marin in 1982, equipped with extensive electronic equipment and the modern technical facilities of a luxury yacht
  • in first-class sailing conditions, the vessel can reach speeds of up to 18 knots
  • sailed as a charter ship to the West Indies in 1982, to Quebec in 1986 for the 450th anniversary of the discovery of Canada, and then charter tours to the Caribbean and the Mediterranean
  • the interior was refitted in 1990
  • despite economic problems and being laid up for a period in San Remo/Ita, she is still used as a charter vessel
  • 1993 sold to a new owner who refitted the ship

Last tracked position of the ship:

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Last tracked position of the ship Lady Ellen

Contact:

Website (på svenska/English, 05 Jan 2002):
http://www.ladyellen.se/
Lady Ellen: website of the ship with history, technical specification, many photos, offers for charter and sailing on board the ship and contact address and English summary

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.

Ollivier Puget, Jean-Noël Darde
"Partir sur les Grand Voiliers - Le guide pour embarquer"
Guides Balland 2000 ISBN: 2-7158-1277-9
Page: 106 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 1997 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(9. aktualisierte Auflage)
Page: 298 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

Beken of Cowes, Eric C. Abranson
"Segelschiffe der Welt"
Edition Maritim 1995 ISBN: 3-89225-314-5
(engl. Originalausgabe: "Sailing Ships of the World", 1992, Thomas Reed Publications Ltd.)
Page: 126 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

"Faszination Segelschiffe"
Ein interaktives Informationssystem auf CD-ROM 1998
(2. überarbeitete Auflage)
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: 332 Source with picture Source with history 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: 123 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

Anders Djerf
"Kulturarv under Segel, Levande segelfartygstradition i Sverige"
Sveriges Segelfartygsförening 2007 ISBN: 91-973000-6-3
Page: 175 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact