Germany - Lightship "Elbe 1"

Lightship "Elbe 1" - Cuxhaven - Germany - Maritime museum - Ship - European Tourist Guide - euro-t-guide.com
The retired Lightship "Elbe 1" is today docked in Cuxhaven, where it servers as a maritime museum - and en entertainment boat. This historic ship was build during World War II at the Meyer shipyard in Papenburg and served as as lightship until 1988. The real name of the ship is "Bürgermesister O'swald II".
   
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Details from the lightship Elbe 1 in Cuxhaven.

Details from the lightship Elbe 1 in Cuxhaven.
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The powerful light at the lightship Elbe 1 in Cuxhaven.

The powerful light at the lightship Elbe 1 in Cuxhaven.
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The retired lightship Elbe 1 at its dock in Cuxhaven.

The retired lightship Elbe 1 at its dock in Cuxhaven.
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Details from the lightship Elbe 1 in Cuxhaven.

Details from the lightship Elbe 1 in Cuxhaven.
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The retired lightship Elbe 1 at its dock in Cuxhaven.

The retired lightship Elbe 1 at its dock in Cuxhaven.
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A memorial of German sailors that has lost their lives during the World Wars can be seen close to the place where Elbe 1 is docked.

A memorial of German sailors that has lost their lives during the World Wars can be seen close to the place where Elbe 1 is docked.
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