Schreiber-Bogen Card Modelling Rickmer Rickmers
1896 Tall Ship Rickmer Rickmers was built as a full-rigged ship in Bremerhaven and put into service. The ship was 97 meters long, and the total area of all sailing was 3500 mg. the ship after the grandson of the owner was named.
On her first trip to Rickmer Rickmers sailed from Bremerhaven to Hong Kong and returned with rice and bamboo laden. Eleven other great trips followed. The trips went eventful. On a trip that started in 1903, the ship was caught in a typhoon, it lost a mast, but was able to escape to the port of Cape Town. There it was, move forward to better equipped with other sailing and umgetakelt to Bark. In December, 1904, two months later than planned, it returned to Bremerhaven.
In 1912 the Rickmer Rickmers was sold to a Hamburg shipping company and sailed under the new name Max to Chile. During a stopover in the Azores in 1916, the ship was seized and put the English under the name Flores as transport for war material. After the war, it remained in English possession, however, was not as cargo sailing ship in operation. it used the Portuguese Navy under the name Sagres later as a training ship.
Last time was the ship in 1958 at a regatta in use. After that, it was until 1983 in the shipyard of the Portuguese Navy. In May 1983, the ship was handed over to Hamburg and four years for renovation by mostly volunteers. Since autumn 1987, the Rickmer Rickmers can be visited at Hamburg harbor as a museum ship.
Length: 49 cm
Width: 11 cm
Height: 29 cm
Scale: 1: 200