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KARL MARX (Germany)

Postby D. v. Nieuwenhuijzen » Wed Oct 05, 2016 6:56 pm

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Built in 1963 by VEB Rosslauer Schiffwerft, Rosslau, #2848, for the Weisse Flotte (White Fleet) Dresden.
Sidewheel passenger ship, L:69,91m. B:7,80m./13,30m. Draught:0,84m. empty, 1,33m. loaded, 2 Karl Liebknecht diesel engines each 270 hp. 2 VEB Elbtalwerk Heidenau electric engines each 125 kW. passengers:750.
in 1988 out of service, 1992 sold and renamed M.D. PÖPPELMANN but never come into service under that name, in 1992-'94 converted into a youth hostel named DIE KOJE, the wheelhouse, paddle wheels and engines were removed, moored in the Neustädter Hafen, Dresden.

(Germany 2009, €1,27, private stamp)
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