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The Maritime Museum of the Islands – with Captain Carlsen and Flying Enterprise


Annette and Poul Steinert are proud of all the memories from Kurt Carlsen. Poul Steinert’s mother was sister to Kurt Carlsen.


The Carlsen family around 1935: Mother to the left and father Martin to the right was hard working together with the two very young daughters.

In a small Danish island at the South Funen Archipelago a museum about Kurt Carlsen and Flying Enterprise will open in the summer of 2013 an opportunity to relive the drama of the Atlantic in 1951-52. It happens when Øhavets Maritime Museum opens department “Flying Enterprise & Kurt Carlsen”. Maritime Museum is housed in a farmhouse from 1921 – and some other places at Funen and the small Islands. The 240 sqm is totally rebuilt and has a hand-built, 15-meter-long copy between rafters of Newfoundland schooner ‘Fulton’ of Marstal
It was on board ‘Claudia’ from Marstal Kurt Carlsen in 1932 for the first time crossed the Atlantic…. (updated) …..

From Faroe Islands


Harry Jensen’s father found the lifebouy 10 nautical miles from the small Faroe Island Skuoya in 1953.

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