Category:Noorderlicht (ship, 1910)

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IMO info
Information about the vessel may be found at IMO 8650813.
A ship can change name and flag state through time, but the IMO number remains the same through the hull's entire lifetime. As a result, it can be useful to identify a ship by using the IMO number.
Nederlands: Noorderlicht

See also category: Flensburg (ship, 1910).


  • Type:
  • Design by:
  • Order date:
  • Built by: Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft at 184,000 Goldmark
  • Yard No: 300
  • Keel laid:
  • Launch date:
  • Date of completion: 1910
  • Length over all: 36.00 m after rebuilt 46.20 n
  • LPP: 30.00 m after rebuilt 36 m
  • Beam: 6.60 m
  • Draught: 3.40 m after rebuilt 4 m
  • GRT:
  • DWT: 255 after rebuilt 250
  • NET:
  • Sail area: After rebuilt 550 m²
  • Main engine: After rebuilt Diesel-Motor 360 HP
  • Speed: kn
  • TEU:
  • Reefer points:


  • Named: KALKGRUND II for the Reichsmarine Flag: Germany
  • 1914-1918 War lightship
  • 1919 Ownership to Seezeichenbehörde, Küstenbezirk III Kiel
  • 1925 Ownership to Wasserbauamt Kiel Renamed: FLENSBURG
  • 1939-1945 Kriegsmarine, middlemast withdrawn
  • 1945 On station again
  • 1953-1954 Rebuilt at Staatswerft Rendsburg-Saatsee
  • 11.06.1963 Out of service
  • 1963 Sold to Fa. Holm & Moltzen in Flensburg, rebuilt as living quarters for expatriates
  • 1967 Sold to Möltenorter Seglerkameradschaft in Kiel for DM 16,000.-
  • 1968 Transported to Möltenort and used as Clubheim of the MSK
  • 1978 Start of selling negotiations. Price DM 85.000
  • 1986 Left Möltenorter Harbour,
  • 1992 Sold to Ted van Broeckhuysen en Gert Ritzema for ƒ 180,000.- Renamed: NOORDERLICHT Flag: Netherlands
  • 1994 First trip to Svalbard. Then used for sailing trips in Svalbard in the summer season and the Canary and Azore Islands in the winter season.
  • 2003 Last season in the Canary islands
  • 2004 First freeze in ice after adaptation.
  • 2008 Frozen in ice (for the winter) and used as a base camp for artic adventures. website
  • 2016 December: Sold to Floris de Waard and Mariëlle van Twillert, who continues the activities.

However the freeze in is no longer posible as due to the climate change the fjord is no longer frozen!


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Media in category "Noorderlicht (ship, 1910)"

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