JENS KROGH 1899 DENMARK

Pictured above and below in Torbay at the start of the 50th anniversary tall ships race 2005. A very foggy start for the race to Santander

50th Aniversary Tall Ships Race,Torbay 2005

ABOUT THE SHIP
Jens Krogh is the name of a traditional wooden ship operated by FDF Aalborg Søkreds which was launched in 1899 at the shipyard of H.V. Buhl, Frederikshavn.  Originaly rigged as a Galease and considered to be, at that time, an innovation in design for purse seine fishing, she fished the Kattegat and the North Sea.
Jens Krogh now sails as a school ship for FDF Aalborg Søkreds and is a regular participant in the tall ship races.

PORT OF REGISTRATION
Aalborg, Denmark

SPECIFICATIONS

Rig: Gaff Ketch
LOA: 24.6m
Beam: 5m
Height: 22m
Depth: 2.2m
Sail Area: 156m

CONTACT THE SHIP

Richard Sibley

Photographer with a passion for photographing tall ships and traditional sailing boats

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