Baerbel Gisela Beuse

Merchant Mariner and Skilled Tall Ship Sailor






Date of Birth: 22- MAR-64
Nationality: German

Location: Warnemuende/ Germany
Email: bythewind@web.de

Education:
1976 - 82 Grammar School (Gymnasium), Berlin / Germany
              1982 graduated "Abitur" 
               (A-Levels)
2000 - 03 Nursing Education, Berlin / Germany
               2003 graduated "Staatl. geprüfte Krankenschwester"
               (Allround Nurse State Exam)
2005 - 08 Study of Nautical Sciences, HS Wismar / Germany
               2008 graduated "Diplom-Ingenieurin (FH)"
               (Diploma of Engineering)

Family:
single, 3 adult sons 

Current Occupation:
Navigational Watch Officer on container ships in the world wide trade

Hobbies:
tall ship sailing
piano playing



It all began in Spring 1999 when I sailed on the "MIR" as a trainee. Although having been fascinated by tall ships as long as can think, it lasted very long until I finally started sailing on them. However, during my first trip I realized that this was exactly what I had been looking for. So more voyages on the "MIR" followed.
One of the masters of the "MIR" first gave me the idea of starting a professional carreer on ships. This was in summer 2000 when I was helmsman in his watch. He asked me why I did not go to sea as a profession if I so obviously liked sailing. I started thinking about it...

In Spring 2004 with my kids having grown up and my marriage having fallen apart I decided to give it a try. I sailed as a deckie on "MARY ANNE II" for a season. During that time I learnt a lot about ships, sailing and myself. After returning home I decided to do the big thing and go to school to become a professional mariner. September 2005 I entered
the Maritime Branch of the Wismar University of Applied Sciences at Warnemuende/Germany where I graduated three years later with the "Diplom-Ingenieur" degree in Maritime Science and the Certificate of Competency for ships of all sizes and sea areas. My diploma thesis I wrote about the education and certification of nautical officers and masters on board traditional sailing vessels in Germany.

Currently I collect sea time in cargo ships towards an unrestricted chief mate certificate. During my leave times I still do some voluntary work on traditional ships, mainly on the brig "ROALD AMUNDSEN".


Skills and Competences

Watch keeping:

Sail Ship Handling:
General Seamanship:
Cargo Handling, Planning and Stability Calculations:
Safety:
Administrative Skills:
Language Skills:
Medical Skills:

 

Marine Qualifications:


1. Professional Mariner's Certificates:

2. Yachting Qualifications:

Ship Experiences:


Current Vessel:

M/S "ALIANCA GAVEA" Container Carrier, 25.000 GT, 2470 TEU, flag: German, built 2000
Liner Service between Houston, Veracruz, Cartagena, Puerto Cabello, Itajai, Suape, Santos, Rio Grande
Operator: Hansa Shipping GmbH & Co. K.G., Hamburg/Germany
3rd Officer, Mar-Jul 2009 (17 weeks), sea area: world wide


Cargo Ships:

M/S "HANSA LIBERTY" Container Carrier, 25.000 GT, 2470 TEU, flag: German, built 2000
Liner Service between Dubai, Karachi, Bombay, Port Kelang, Singapore, Shanghai, Qingdao and Busan
Operator: Hansa Shipping GmbH & Co. K.G., Hamburg/Germany
3rd Officer Sep 2008 - Jan 2009 (19 weeks), sea area: world wide
M/S „BRAKE“
Coaster, 603 GT, flag: Tuvalu, built 1957,
General cargo tramp ship in North-European waters,
Owner: Ohlrogge Schiffahrts-KG, Brake/Germany
RD/RE, Bosun - 3 voyages 2006/7 (total 26 weeks), sea area: Baltic Sea, North Sea, Atlantic
brake
M/S „CONTAINERSHIPS V“
Container Carrier 7550 GT, 749 TEU, flag: German, built 1996,
Feeder service between Rotterdam, Tilbury, Teesport, Helsinki, Gdansk, and St.Petersburg
Operator: H.-P. Wegener Shipping Company, Jork/Germany
Officer’s Assistant (WK) in Winter 2006 (5 weeks), sea area: North Sea, Baltic Sea (Ice conditions)
cs5

M/S „CONTAINERSHIPS VI“


Container Carrier, 9950 GT, 966 TEU, flag: German, built 1999,
Feeder service between Hamburg, Aarhus, Helsinki, Teesport, Tilbury, Rotterdam and St. Petersburg,
Operator: H.-P. Wegener Shipping Company, Jork/Germany
A/B in Autumn 2005 (9 weeks), sea area: North Sea, Baltic Sea
cs6

Commercial Tall Ships:


S/S „KASKELOT“


Barque (wood), 222 GT, sail area: 1000 sqm, flag: British, built 1948,
Historical tall ship 19. centure style. used for filming purposes,
Owner: Square Sail Ltd, Charlestown/ U.K.
A/B Summer 2005 (7 weeks), sea area: Engl. Channel
kaskelot

S/S „EARL OF PEMBROKE“


Barque (wood), 180 GT, sail area: 1000 sqm, flag: British, built 1948,
Historical tall ship 18. century style used for filming purposes,
Owner: Square Sail Ltd, Charlestown/ U.K.
A/B during a day sailing off Weymouth, July 2005
earl of pembroke

STS „JEAN DE LA LUNE“


Brigantine (wood), 80 GT, sail area: 420 sqm, flag: Scottish, built 1957,
Charter ship for 12 Passengers,
Owner: J. Reid,
Bosun, Spring 2005 (6 weeks), sea area: Scotland
jdl

S/S „MARY ANNE  II“


Barkentine, 404 GT, sail area: 920 sqm, flag: Panama, built 1995,
Charter ship for 36 Passengers,
Operator: Segeltouristik Meyer-zur-Heyde, Laboe/Germany,
O/S Jun - Oct 2004 (25 weeks), sea area: Mediterranian, North Atlantic, North Sea

maryanne


T/S “ATLANTIS”


Barkentine, 385 GT, sail area: 742 sqm, flag: Holland, built 1905,
Charter ship for 40 Passengers,
Operator: Segeltouristik Meyer-zur-Heyde, Laboe/Germany,
Deckhand, May 2004 (2 weeks), sea area: West Mediterranian (Spain)
atlantis

S/S „TENACIOUS“


Barque, 586 GT, sail area: 1200 sqm, flag: British, built 2000,
Adventure ship for disabled and non-disabled crew,
Owner: Jubilee Sailing Trust, Southampton/ U.K.
Maintenance Volunteer during the dry docking in May 2005 (2 weeks)
tenacious

STS „LORD NELSON“


Barque, 368 GT, sail area: 1024 sqm, flag: British, built 1986,
Adventure ship for disabled and non-disabled crew,
Owner: Jubilee Sailing Trust, Southampton/ U.K
Medical Purser, December 2004 (4 weeks), sea area: Canary Islands
nellie

School Ships:


STS “MIR”


Fullrigger, 2285 GT, sail area: 2770 sqm, flag: Russia, built 1987,
Sail training ship, for the Russian merchant fleet,
Owner: State Maritime Academy, St. Petersburg/ Russia
Trainee Leader, Helmsman, Navigation Trainee, Cadet, Helmsman trainer,
several voyages since 1999 (total 22 weeks), sea area: North Sea, Baltic Sea,
mir

STS „SEDOV“


4-Masted-Barque, 3556 GT, sail area: 4192 sqm, flag: russian, built 1921
Sail training ship for the Russian fishing fleet,
Owner: Technical University, Murmansk/ Russia
Bridge Trainee, May 2003 (1 week),  West Baltic Sea
sedov

STS “KRUZENSHTERN“


4-Masted-Barque, 3141 GT, sail area: 3400 sqm, flag: Russia, built 1924,
Sail training ship for the Russian fishing fleet,
Owner: Baltic Fishing Academy, Kaliningrad/ Russia
Trainee Leader during day sailings in 2002 and 2003, West Baltic Sea
kruzenshtern

Traditional Sailing Ships:

STS “ROALD AMUNDSEN”

Brig, 298 GT, sail area 850 sqm, flag Germany, built 1947,
Sail training voyages for adult trainees,
Operator: Verein Leben Lernen auf See e.V., Eckernfoerde/Germany
OOW, various voyages since 2007 (total 8 weeks)
roald
T/S „SANTA-BARBARA-ANNA“

Topsail schooner, 179 GT, sail area: 430 sqm, flag: German, built 1951,
Day sailings with up to 30 guests,
Owner: J. Kelly,
OOW, Helmsman,various voyages and winter maintenance since 2005, sea area: West Baltic Sea
santa barbara anna

T/S “FRIDTJOF NANSEN”


Topsail schooner, 247 GT, sail area: 850 sqm, flag: German, built 1919,
Sail training for young people,
Owner: H. Temme,
Trainee during day sailings in Summer 2000,
fnansen

STS „ROYAL LOUISE“


Fullrigger (wood), 37 GT, sail area: 150 sqm, flag: German, built 1996,
Replica of a historical state yacht,
Owner: Verein Royal Louise, Potsdam/German
Deckhand, and maintenance volunteer in Nov. 2005,
royal louise
S/Y  “VALDIVIA VON ALTONA”

Gaff schooner (wood), 27 GT, sail area: 283 sqm, flag: German 1868,
Adventure sailing for up to 9 persons,
Owner: R. Kutzner,
Deckhand Kohl-Regatta Heiligenhafen, October 2002
valdivia

Yachts:

S/Y “CLOU”
Sail training yacht Type GibSea 372, flag: German, Operator Eco Sail, Heiligenhafen
Trainee, Mai 2004
S/Y „LILI  MARLEEN“
Charter yacht Type Bavaria 32, flag: German, Operator: Mola Yachtcharter, Breege
Watch Leader, delivery voyage Baltic Sea, April 2004
S/Y „ELEKTRA“
Charter yacht Type Bavaria 41, flag: German, Operator: Mola Yachtcharter, Breege
Watch Leader September 2003

 

References on request.

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