Steamship Freya

Paddle Steamer Freya
from Kiel


Paddle steamer Freya
Built in 1905 at J.&K. Smit, Kinderdijk Holland
Call sign Measures in meter Tonnage Engine
Length Beam Draught Gross Net
DJHK 51.60 11.50 2.29 452   150 5
Scotch Marine Steam Boiler with one furnaces. 10 bar
Compound engine with Stephenson's link-motion.

Steamship Freya at quay in Flensburg
Paddle Steamship Freya at quay in Flensburg

Paddle steamer Freya moored in Flensburg
The paddle steamer Freya is provided with auxiliary propulsion. The ship has an additional screw propeller driven by means of a 400kW diesel engine, that increases the speed to 8,5 knots.


The engine room aboard Paddle Steamer Freya

Steamship Freya's boiler
The paddler steamer Freya's Scotch steam boiler.


Paddle steamer Freya burner
The paddler steamer Freya's pressure atomizing oil burner.


Steamship Freya's Crankshaft
The Compound engine crankshaft.


Compund engine valve-gear
The steam engines valve gear, the Stephenson link-motion.


Compound engines manoeuvring place
The compound engine aboard the paddle steamer Freya was installed during refurbishment 1926. This steam engine comes from a steam dredger, at the time it was not possible to find a more powerful engine with larger paddlewheels.