Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Engelina"
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|Ex-names:||Jan Huygen, Gefion-R, Kondor STF 7, Hans Olaf, Grethe Witting, Otte Jensen|
|Type of rigging:||TJALK|
|Type of ship:||Kufftjalk|
|Yard:||Mulder, Stadskanaal, NL|
|Overall length:||35.00 m|
|Length (hull):||28.36 m|
|Sail area:||300 m2|
|Ship's hull:||Stahl / Steel|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 01 May 2021
- built in the Dutch Stadskanaal in 1908/1909 for sailing the Baltic, Skipper J.E. Brouwer and E. Olthoff, baptized the "Engelina" after the woman of the owner, fitted with an 1-cyl. engine (55 hp).
- transport of wood in the northern Baltic Sea region and Scandinavia.
- 1938 change of the engine (3-cyl. diesel 90 hp).
- 1940 taken by the Germans in the Netherlands.
- since about 1946 found in Greena, DEN, under the name "Otte Jensen".
- 1947 sold to owner E. Hofmeijer, renamed the "Grethe Witting" and registered in Grasten, DEN; short later she became the "Hans Olaf" based in Farborg, DEN.
- in the 1950s as sand freighter "Kondor" STF 7 in Middelfart, DEN.
- 1951 change of the engine (2-cyl. Fulund), 1954 change of the engine (Hundested).
- after being registered in Hundested, DEN in the 1960s used as "Gefion-R" in Gilleleje, DK; converted to a sand dredger.
- in the beginning of the 1980s saved from scapping by a shipfriend from Stavoren, NL, rebuilt for private use and in 1983/84 for sailing trips in the charter business, only a few ships of this type (Koff Tjalk) still exist.
- 1984 after several changes of the engine the Scania-Vabis (180 PS) was installed.
- the "Tjalk" was put into charter service in 1985 and equipped with modern nautical equipment in 1994.
- sails Dutch waters based in Stavoren in the spring and autumn, moving to the coasts of Denmark and Germany based in Kiel in the summer.
- since 1985 several changes of the owner (Yme van der Meer, Gerard Pont, Sjoerd Faber, Dies Sinke).
- in autumn 2006 sold to H.G. van Linschoten, renamed the "Jan Huygen" after the Dutch seaman and discoverer Jan Huygen van Linschoten (1562-1611), a predecessor of the owner, no change of her use in the charter business.
- 2020 sold to Germany and renamed the "Engelina" again, sails with guests on the Baltic Sea.
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Engelina: information about sailing aboard, the ship and crew with many photos
Literature for further reading:
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Ein interaktives Informationssystem auf CD-ROM 1998
(2. überarbeitete Auflage)
Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact
"Hanse Sail Rostock - Wo man sich begegnet"
Hanse Sail Verein Rostock e.V. 2005
Page: 74 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data