The Statsraad Lehmkuhl

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Statsraad Lehmkuhl and Lord Nelson © flickr.com - Bruno Girin/cc-by-sa-2.0

Statsraad Lehmkuhl and Lord Nelson © flickr.com – Bruno Girin/cc-by-sa-2.0

The Statsraad Lehmkuhl is a three-masted barque rigged sail training vessel owned and operated by the Statsraad Lehmkuhl Foundation. It is based in Bergen, Norway and contracted out for various purposes, including serving as a school ship for the Royal Norwegian Navy.

It was built in 1914 as a school training ship for the German merchant marine under the name Grossherzog Friedrich August, named after Duke Friedrich August of Oldenburg.

Statsraad Lehmkuhl © flickr.com - Bruno Girin/cc-by-sa-2.0 Statsraad Lehmkuhl © Jean-Louis Molle/cc-by-sa-3.0 Statsraad Lehmkuhl © flickr.com - Harvey Barrison/cc-by-sa-2.0 Statsraad Lehmkuhl in Bergen © Sveter/cc-by-sa-3.0 Stratsraad Lehmkuml berthing in Sandon Half Tide Dock © geograph.org.uk - Paul North/cc-by-sa-2.0 Statsraad Lehmkuhl and Lord Nelson © flickr.com - Bruno Girin/cc-by-sa-2.0
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Stratsraad Lehmkuml berthing in Sandon Half Tide Dock © geograph.org.uk - Paul North/cc-by-sa-2.0
After the First World War the ship was taken as a prize by the United Kingdom and in 1921 the ship was bought by former cabinet minister Kristoffer Lehmkuhl (hence the name, which means “Cabinet Minister Lehmkuhl”).

With the exception of the Second World War, when she was captured by German troops and called Westwärts, the ship has belonged to Bergens Skoleskib until it was donated to the Foundation in 1978. In 2000, it was chartered by the German Navy while their Gorch Fock was overhauled.

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