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On the way to Schichau
Unterwesen A.G.
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who operate four
shipyards here.
Met Man.Dir. P. Jensen,
who also took me to BIM
BREMERSHAVEN
April 16, 1977
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NOTE: photograph lost except for subscript
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We took an extended
guided tour of the
R.V. "Victor Hensen"
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Variable pitch
propeller
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Approx.cost DM 9M
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In the late afternoon,
I drove to Oldersum and
visited J. Diedrich warf
which uses side launching
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I met Man.Dir. G.Diedrich
who served in Veritas for 7 years
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Although they mainly
build work vessels
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they also constructed
R.V.'s "Littorina"
and "Senckenberg"
EUROPEAN SHIPYARDS TOUR
The next morning (April 17), I drove to Leer southeast of Emden on the river Ems. which now (2005) ranks second to Hamburg in port activities. Here I met Man.Dir. M Jansen of 50 yr old Jansen Shipyard, with a 500 p. staff. During the last decade, all of their vessels were built for export, including ten research vessels
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Cost approx. DM 10.2M
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This is R.V. "Kaskazi"
(crew 36) under construction
for Tanzania.
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BLO fecit 20050131
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