The most famous ship in the desert

The most famous ship in the desert

Categories: Catastrophes

Edward Bohlen is a German cargo and passenger ship weighing 2272 tons and 310 feet long, which ran aground off the coast of the Namib Desert on September 5, 1909.

The ship was built in Hamburg in 1891 and sailed on the route Hamburg - West Africa. However, the fast currents and thick fogs characteristic of the coast of the Namib Desert caused a disaster.

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The most famous ship in the desert

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The most famous ship in the desert

2. Attempts to save the ship, which ran aground, were unsuccessful, the steel cable for towing Edward Bohlen by the ship that came to the rescue burst. Passengers without injuries survived the accident and were evacuated.

The most famous ship in the desert

3. Currently, the wreckage of the ship, rusty and partially buried in the sand, lies a few hundred meters from the coastline.

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Keywords: Ship | Desert | Vessel

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