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Albanus | Shipping Association Albanus
Schooner Albanus during the Tall Ships Races in the Baltic Sea, 2007
Photograph by Bruno Girin. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)



Albanus | Shipping Association Albanus
Schooner Albanus in Kökar, Finland
Photograph by ari ovaska. License: bd-nd3.0.  (view image details)





ALBANUS FACTS

Description
Albanus is a two-masted gaff schooner. She is currently used as a sail training vessel for youth training and school camps, but can also be booked for private events. The ship has 21 berths, and can carry 45 passengers on day excursions.

Destinations
Albanus cruises from her home port at the Maritime Quarter in Mariehamn, Åland in Finland. She sails mainly in the Åland archipelago. The ship has also taken part in Tall Ships races.

History
Albanus was built in 1988 in Mariehamn, Åland in Finland. She is built based on the drawings of an earlier ship named Albanus built in 1904. The idea was to recreate one of the schooners used around the Åland Islands in the early part of the twentieth century.

Ship Summary
Operator:Shipping Association Albanus
Built by:The Maritime Quarter in Mariehamn, Åland, Finland
Date Completed:1988
Gross Tonnage:80
Length:29.7 m
Width:6.3 m