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BELGIUM - Noord-Hinder - "BIRKENFELS" Wreck buoy
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This 156-m long freighter sank following a collision with another vessel in thick fog on 7 April 1966. The "Birkenfels" was owned by German "DDG HANSA" (Bremen) and built in 1951; she was carrying general cargo to the Arabian Gulf.
The wreck has the advantage of being virtually intact and is lying flat on the bottom. It is a target of scuba divers.

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Album name:captainpet / Aids-to-Navigation except lighthouses
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):active
Any other comments:http://www.mumm.ac.be/EN/Monitoring/InSitu/Diving/birkenfels.php
Coordinates (in any format):N51°38.966' E2°31.979'
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Date added:Mar 27, 2015
DateTime Original:2010:07:19 20:35:08
Keywords:Buoy
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