September 12, 2008: A short trip to Halmstad
She will never sail again, of course, and her rigging had been reduced to a harbour rigg, that is: all sails and related running rigging lines had been removed since long ago, leaving only the most necessary lines like the braces and topping lifts, and of course the standing rigging of stays and shrouds.
I visited the Marinmuseum in Karlskrona in summer 2008, and I have the luck to have a copy of an original belaying scheme. Yet, I found some "errors" in it, and I made a new scheme that I believe to be more correct:
These pictures shall not be a replacement for a real visit to the ship, that I recommend very much indeed! I made about 70 photos for my ship modelling studies. Only 70 as the ship was closed, so I visited her another time, also.
Now I present the best of them here:
Forecastle and Bowsprit
Go and visit this ship, and see it with Your own eyes :)