No. 5 Elbe

Update 16.06.2019
Current Name No. 5 Elbe
Previous Name Wander Bird (until 2002), Wandervogel (until 1928), Elbe (until 1924)
Call Sign DANF
Manager Stiftung Hamburg Maritim, Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany
Owner "Freunde des Lotsenschoners No. 5 ELBE e.V.", Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany
Flag Federal Republic of Germany
Port of Registry Hamburg
Type of Ship gaff schooner (pilot schooner)
Completion 1884
Shipyard H. C. Stülcken & Sohn Werft, Hamburg, German Empire
DWT [t] 138
Overall Length [m] 37,00
Registered Breadth [m] 5,95
Maximum Draught [m] 3,66
Propulsion [KW] 191
Propulsion [BHP] 260
Sail Area [m2] 492
Capacity Passengers 12
Additional Information after restoration at the Denish "Hvide Sande Shipyard" - on June 8th 2019, the sailing vessel collided with the container feeder >Astrosprinter< on the river Elbe near Stadersand. In the collision, the >No. 5 Elbe< was so badly damaged that it later sank in the mouth of the tributary river "Schwinge". In the accident, 5 passengers were injured. Currently (June 16th) a salvage company is preparing the recovery of the ship.
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