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By andrewrit
In the year 1905 a special ship was launched in Hamburg and took its position in the Elbe Estuary: the lightship ELBE 2. For more than 70 years it withstood all weather conditions until it was removed from service. As the ship’s contour line resembles a sailing vessel a German owner could realize a dream in the early 80s: the ship was converted into an elegant three-masted barquentine and henceforth sailed with guests in Western Europe and the Caribbean under its new name ATLANTIS.

Tags: General Transport Landscape and travel

Voters: Briwooly, leginR, jaja and 24 more

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leginR 10 England
13 Oct 2009 3:52PM
Great shot

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Adam_H 10 62 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2009 4:20PM
Slendid image.
13 Oct 2009 4:39PM
A superb image and write up Andrew...

timcordell 14 26 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2009 4:47PM
superb ship
13 Oct 2009 10:13PM
Beautiful tall ship superbly captured.
EamonnM 9 1 1 Ireland
13 Oct 2009 10:51PM
Well captured indeed Smile
Neeka 9 16 Wales
13 Oct 2009 11:47PM
Beautiful image Sunshine.
14 Oct 2009 5:22AM
Wonderful shot

Thushari 8 1 Sri Lanka
14 Oct 2009 9:19AM
Wonderful image with lovely write up.
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
16 Oct 2009 11:48PM
Beautiful image of a beautiful ship.


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