Dorothea Weber

Dorothea Weber

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Dorothea Weber was a 190 GRT three-masted Schooner that was built in 1922 as the barge Lucy by J Oelkers, Hamburg. She was later renamed Midgard I, Midgard IV and then Elisabeth before a sale in 1935 saw her fitted with a diesel engine and renamed Dorothea Weber. She was seized by the Allies in May 1945 at Guernsey, passed to the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT) and renamed Empire Cononley. In 1947, she was sold into merchant service and renamed Coverack. A further sale in 1953 saw her renamed River Witham. She served until 1959 when she ran aground off Lowestoft. Although she was refloated, she capsized and sank off the Inner Dowsing Light Vessel.show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136649470
  • 9786136649474