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Photographer:Michael Brakhage [View profile]Title:OBANAdded:Nov 02, 2007
Photo Category: Traditional rig sailing ships under 120'(36.6m)LOA
2007/8/16 somewhere on Kiel-Canal transit
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Michael Brakhage on Nov 03, 2007 17:14 (11 years ago)
Hi Steve,
thank you very much for the correction and the additional informations. Im very pleased.
Guest on Nov 02, 2007 20:30 (11 years ago)
Hi Michael

This is a Tall Ship and i have relocated your photograph to the TALL SHIPS CATEGORY.

This information may be of interest, it is from

Former names: Elektra, Jolanda,
Base port: Kiel
Nation: NL
Type of ship: Heringslogger
Year built: 1903
Yard: Emden
Overall length: 34.00 m
Length (hull): 29.90 m
Breadth: 6.50 m
Draught: 2.80 m
Sail area: 370 m2
Ship's hull: Stahl / Steel
Power: 240 PS
Engine: Caterpillar

# built in Emden in 1903 and used for the Dutch herring-fish industry.
# in the economic crisis in 1930 sold to Denmark, where she was used between
the Danish islands and the Swedish coastal towns.
# 1981 sold to the Netherlands and begin of a four-years renovation.
# since 1985 she has sailed the North and Baltic Seas with guest as a
charter ship, often along the southern coastline of England and
to the Channel Islands, known as "Elektra" in this time.
# has taken part successfully in tall ships races.
# passengers can actively participate in the work on board under expert
# 1999 became Jolanda and Olaf Broekstra the new owners and the ship was renamed the "Oban".

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