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River Rhein, Germany

Above : Barbarossa in her final condition. Photo shown with the kind permission of Markus Graf

Built in 1903 by Snit & Zoonat Kinderdijk, NL
Length : 76 m (later 78.8 m) x 7.8 / 14.7 m
Engines : Three cylinder by Diepaven, Lels & Smit, NL

Sunk due to artillery fire in Bruhl in March 1945
Rebuilt in 1949/50 - Lengthened to 78.8 m
Converted to oil burning in 1957
Reserve ship from 1963
Scrapped in 1970

Above : In the 1920s. Courtesy of Markus Graf
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