Frederikshavn Værft

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The Danish Frederikshavn Værft (Frederikshavn shipyard) existed with its predecessor and successor companies from 1870 to 1999 in Frederikshavn .


The company was founded in 1870 as the HV Buhl wooden shipyard . The shipyard , which had meanwhile gone over to industrial iron and steel shipbuilding, was later converted into a stock corporation and initially called A / S HV Buhl & Co. , from 1913 the company then traded as A / S Frederikshavn Værft & Flydedok (Frederikshavn -Werft & floating dock AG). From the mid-1960s, the shipyard was Frederikshavn Værft & Tørdok A / S (Frederikshavn Shipyard & Dry Dock AG) and from 1968 the work of the shipyards is Elsinore , Aalborg and Frederikshavn under the umbrella of the joint coordination company DAN Værft A / S together . From 1974 to 1987, worked in Frederikshavn under the name Frederikshavn Værft & & Tørdok A / S . On January 1, 1987, Frederikshavn Værft, Aalborg Værft and Helsingør Skibsværft , which from 1983 only acted as a repair shop, were merged under the umbrella of the Lauritzen Group to form Danyard . In 1999 the company in Frederikshavn closed its doors.

During the time of its existence, numerous different types of ships were built at the shipyard . The company made a name for itself in particular with special shipbuilding, such as refrigerated ships or product tankers. In addition, a ship repair department with floating docks was operated.