Sunday, 13 August 2017

Norwegian sailing training ship Sørlandet 1927-

Het IJ, Amsterdam, Netherlands 19 August 2010

Norway-flagged, IMO 5334561, MMSI 257165000 and call sign LDTY3. Built by Høivolds Mek. Verksted, Kristiansund, Norway for O.A.T. Skjelbred in 1927. Gross tonnage 499 tons, net tonnage 149 tons, displacement 891 tons and as dimensions 57-64,15 (sparred) x 9 x 4,5 x 34,2 (height) metres. Speed 14 (engine)-17 (sails) knots. In the Second World War used by the German navy to accommodate submarine personnel. Used as training ship.