Passenger ships | Nikolai II

Nikolai II

Nautilus, Christina

Price: EUR 165.000

Passenger ship with certificate for 87 passengers in area 1. Built in 1903 at Hietalahti Shipyard in Helsinki. 29.8 x 6.1 meters. 159 GT. 7 cabins with 10 beds. 4 lounges including sun deck. Wood-fired sauna for 3-4 people.

Perfect for yacht conversion or refitting to historical standard.

Nikolai II can be inspected in Helsinki.


  • (flagStat) Flag state: FI, Finland
  • (klassningsSallskap) Classification: TraFi, Finnish Transport Safety Agency
  • (storstaLangd) LOA: 29.80 metres
  • (langd) L: 25.94 metres
  • (LPP) LPP: 27.50 metres
  • (storstaBredd) Beam: 6.10 metres
  • (djupGaende) Draft: 2.72 metres
  • (mallatDjup) Molded draft: 3.68 metres
  • (varv) Shipyard: Hietalahti shipyard
  • (byggnummer) Yard number: 152
  • (byggAr) Year built: 1903
  • (batTyp) Vessel type: Passagerarfartyg
  • (materialSkrov) Hull material: Steel
  • (hemort) Home port: Helsinki
  • (tonnage) Tonnage: 159 GT / 65 NT
  • (lattvikt) Light ship: 224 tonnes
  • (deplacement) Displacement: 257 tonnes
  • (passagerare_1) No. of passengers: 87 in area: Trade area 1 (sheltered waters)
  • (passagerare_2) No. of passengers: 12 in area: Trade area II as cargo ship
  • (maskinForbTim) Consumption: 60 l/hour
  • (maskinMarscFart) Cruising speed: 7 knots


  • (huvudmotor)Main engine: Brons 176 kW
  • (backslag)Gearbox: Reintjes UMDR 320, reduction 2:1

Tank capacity

  • (tankarDiesel)Diesel: (listelement tankarDiesel - Tankar)23.57 m3 + 23.57 m3 + 1.73 Mr(slut listelement)
  • (tankarDagtank)Day tank: (listelement tankarDagtank - Tankar)0.88 m3 (slut listelement)
  • (tankarFarskvatten)Fresh water: (listelement tankarFarskvatten - Tankar)3.80 m3 + 3.80 m3 (slut listelement)
  • (tankarGravatten)Grey water: (listelement tankarGravatten - Tankar)3.81 m3 (slut listelement)
  • (tankarBallast)Ballast: (listelement tankarBallast - Tankar)4.40 m3 (slut listelement)


Built as a fisheries research and inspection ship. She was decommissioned and sold to private interest in 1938. The vessel was re-engined with a diesel engine in 1981 and renamed Christina. Renamed Nikolai II in 1992 and today carries passengers in Helsinki.



Main lounge midship with space for about 20-25 seated passengers. Connecting to galley and with stairs down to smaller lounge area below main deck.

Six cabins below main deck and an additional cabin in the forepeak under renovation. Three toilettes.



The bridge connecting to the bar area on upper deck.

Engine room.

Mid deck salon and sun deck. Area for about 30 seated or 40 standing guests on both decks.

External pictures.

Sea trial June 2019

In dry dock 2015.

Historical pictures.

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