What was Volharding 1 doing here?   1925
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Location: Terneuzen East Pier (5 m)      by: Mentor Depret
Area: Netherlands      Date: 2018 06 23 5:42 PM st
Volharding means persistency. This coal fired steam tug was built in 1929 and is still original today. Rotterdam Harbor Museum is now the owner. The boat is kept in good condition by a group of volunteers. It takes 5 days to prepare the tug ready for sailing. On June 23-24th, she was in Terneuzen together with Hercules and DockYard V, two other museum tugs, to organise round trips on the river Scheldt on the occasion of the Havendagen (harbor days), a yearly event in Terneuzen.

http://www.volharding1.nl

Canon Eos M6 with EF-M 18-150, 3 pics RAW, 70 mm (112 mm KB), iso 160, F9, 1/500 s, PTGuiPro, 10018x3061 123.6 MB TIFF, no crop, downsized 1637x500 291 KB JPEG

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My appreciation for your interesting topic "History" ... !!!

Cheers, Hans-Jörg
2018/07/21 18:59 , Hans-Jörg Bäuerle

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