- Type: Five-masted topsail schooner with auxiliary engine
- Dimensions: 262 x 44 x 19 ft.
- Displacement: 1,827 tons
- Sail area: 24,960 sq.ft.
- Machinery: 4-cyl. diesel, 350hp
- Max speed: 6.5-7 knots
- Crew: 23
- Built: Fredrich Krupp AG, Germania Werft, Kiel-Gaarden, 1922
- Notes: One of five five-masted topsail schooners: Christel Vinnen (converted to a pure motor ship in the 1930s; sunk by Allied aircraft at Bremen 29 Mar 1944), Susanne Vinnen (sold 1938 to Italy as a merchant marine school ship and renamed Patria; later sold to Antonio Rocco of Trieste for commercial service in the Atlantic and renamed Imperatore; survived the war and converted to motor ship at Livorno 1946-47, with additional names of Ernesto S and Piombino), Carl Vinnen (interned in Spain during WW2; allocated to Great Britain as war reparation; purchased by Schliewen and returned to Hamburg), Werner Vinnen (also converted to motor ship and sunk in the Elbe by a mine 24 May 1944), and Adolf Vinnen (wrecked on her maiden voyage in 1923 in the English Channel).