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  1. inseldoc says

    The film shows the lifeboat "August Nebelthau".this boat was situated from 1932-1936 on our island Borkum.
    Built in1929 from the Lürssen shipyard in Bremen- Vegesack ( Germany).
    From 1936-1942 in Friederichskoog (mouth of river Elbe) Destroyeded by a mine on the 23. may 1942.
    The "Vormann" (Kapitän) Hans Hartmann was killed.
    The film shows the so called "Alten Hafen" ( harbor for the ferry to Emden) and the crew .
    Vormann: Hans Lüken, Motormann :Berend Veen, Folkert Meeuw,Heinrich Elderts, Heinrich Bekaan,Evert Wybrands.
    On the 5. of Dec. 1934 the Logger (trawler) "Luise Henriette" grounded on the Borkum Riff.
    The ship became a total loss.( See: www. and the book " Untergang vor Borkum". Die Geschichte der Seenotrettung im deutsch-niederländischen Seegebiet Band I 1860-1924, Band II 1924-1945.
    The cew of 15 was saved.
    H. zühlke, Curator of the local islandmuseum

  2. inseldoc says

    Die Fahrt der "August Nebelthau" zum Logger "AE 93 Luise Henriette" wird im Buch "Untergang vor Borkum" (Band 1 und 2) ausführlich anhand von authentischen Berichten ausführlich beschrieben.
    The trip of the "August Nebelthau" to the Logger "AE 93 Luise Henriette" is described in detail in the book "Untergang vor Borkum" (Shipwreck at the border of Borkum island; vol. 1 and 2) by authentic reports.
    Klaus Stiedenrod, Wiefelstede (Germany)

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