HDMY Dannebrog (1879)

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Anchor of the danish yatch DANNEBROG that bring the king HAAKON VII to Norway on 25 of Nov 1905 Monument in Horten.JPG
Anchor of Dannebrog on display in Horten, Norway
Career (Denmark)
Name: Dannebrog
Namesake: the flag of Denmark
Launched: 1879
Decommissioned: 1931
General characteristics
Propulsion: side-wheel paddle steam yacht

Dannebrog was a Danish royal side-wheel paddle steam yacht, which was built in 1879 and decommissioned in 1931.[1] Dannebrog was named after the flag of Denmark.

Norwegian Prime Minister Christian Michelsen welcomes the new King of Norway Haakon VII and Prince Olav on 25 November 1905

Dannebrog brought the new Danish prince Carl and his family from Denmark to Norway to assume the Norwegian throne, departing Denmark on 23 November 1905.[1]

The coronation of king Haakon VII was carried out in June 1906.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Balsved, Johnny E. "Dannebrog (1880-1931)". Danish Naval History (in Danish). Retrieved 3 December 2013.