Bergen pride at Noryards
On Monday the 25th of January Bergen's pride, Statsraad Lehmkuhl was dry-docked at Noryards BMV’s dry dock in Laksevåg. The vessel will go through its yearly classification.
The work will be completed in a couple of months.
The Statsraad Lehmkuhl is a 3-masted steel bark, built by Johann C. Tecklenberg AG in Bremerhaven-Geestemünde in 1914 as a training ship for the German merchant marine.
Norway's largest and oldest square rigged sailing ship
Today the vessel is considered as Norway's largest and oldest square rigged sailing ship. As well as being the oldest amongst the large square rigger in the world today.
The dry dock where Statsraad Lehmkuhl is docked was originally built in 1872, and is therefore a historical protected site.
You can read more about Statsraad Lehmkuhl visit at Noryards at Maritime.no.