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Photographer:loggerman [View profile]Title:Bielefeld BV106Added:Oct 22, 2005
Photo Category: Fishing vessel loa 70ft/21m and over
27.04.1957: launched at Abeking & Rasmussen, Lemwerder, Germany, NB 5169 | 07.06.1957: delivered as combined motorlogger (herring drifter and sidefishing trawler), 323.33 GRT 147.84 NRT, 41.39 x 7.94 x 3.62 m, engine: Deutz SBV6 M545 Diesel 4s6c 600hp, Bielefeld BV 106, callsign DLDQ, to Bremen-Vegesacker Fischerei-Gesellschaft, Vegesack, Germany | 08.07.1964: sailed into Lerwick, sailed out the next day | 05.05.1966: owners restyled to Bremen-Vegesacker Fischerei-Gesellschaft mbH, Bremen-Vegesack | 08.1969: ownership moved to Norddeutsche Hochseefischerei Bremerhaven, fishing off West Africa, under leasing arrangement to Ghana, but obviously only laid up there | 12.1970: laid up in Tema, Ghana, inspected by buyers and Bernhard Blanke from owners | 09.02.1971: sold to Harry Meldgaard Jensen and Hakon Svendsen (each 50%), Esbjerg, Denmark, renamed Starfish E 213, callsign OXUO, homeport Esbjerg, Denmark, tonnage now 296.74 GRT 152.31 NRT, sailed via Las Palmas, Canary Islands (for drydocking) to Esbjerg, then fishing on Northsea | 21.03.1980: Harry Meldgaard Jensen sells his 50% to the sons of Hakon Svendsen, Ebbe and Agner Svendsen (now 25% each) | 03.1984: Hakon Svendsen dies, his 50% moved to his wife | 18.07.1984: renamed Saint Kilda E 218, the brothers Ebbe and Agne Svendsen take over their fathers 50% from their mother | 10.1989: sold to Jörg Bartholomäus, Diedorf, Germany | 05.1991: sold further to Dr. Bernd Schottdorf, Augsburg, Germany, at Jöhnk Werft, Hamburg-Harburg, converted to sailing vessel with indosail rigg | 07.1992: ownership moved to Syscomp Shipping Ltd., St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda, renamed Syscomp I, callsign V2PL, homeport moved to St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda, tonnage now 394 GT 118 NT, 51.50 x (41.04) x 7.90 x 5.43 m, sailarea about 700 m2 | 05.10.1998: renamed Saint Kilda, for sale as owners are building another vessel | 07.2001: sold to to Raymond Helmer, Montreal, Canada and a group of shareholders | 05.2002: after a major refit in the port of Cap-aux-Meules, Magdalen Islands, Quebec, Canada, renamed Sedna IV, owner: 3903109 Canada Inc., Quebec, Canada, homeport Cap-aux-Meules, tonnage now 394 GT 118 NT, 51.34 x 7.90 x 4.20 m, | 08.07.2002: leaving Magdalen Islands, 47°22'N 061°51'W, for an Arctic Mission (expedition) through the Northwest Passage | 24.08.2002: reaching Beechey Island, 74°00'N 089°56'W, where Franklin wintered 1846 during one of his expeditions in search of a navigable Northwest Passage | 10.09.2002: reaching Point Barrow, Alaska, 71°48'N 156°47'W, the most northerly point of the United States | 23.09.2002: arrived at Little Diomede Island, 65°53'N 168°39'W, Bering Strait, landing denied by Russian Authorities | 22.11.2002: arrived in Vancouver, 48°17'N 123°07'W, Arctic Mission completed | ©
Vessel Identification
Name:Sedna Iv
Former name(s):
- Saint Kilda (Until 2002 Jan)
- Starfish (Until 1981)
- Bielefeld (Until 1971)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Sailing Vessel
Gross tonnage:394 tons

Additional Information
Home port:Cap Aux Meules
Build year:1957
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Michel Gosselin on Oct 22, 2005 11:57 (13 years ago)
so that how she looks like before. what a big difference then & now. good picture :-)
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