Tag Archives: Denmark

Danish Lighthouse Tender Gerda III & the Rescue of Danish Jews

Among the fleet of ships and boats that make up the fleet at the Mystic Seaport Museum, the Danish lighthouse tender Gerda III, built in 1926, is a ruggedly attractive double-ender. Nevertheless, she could easily be overlooked. That would be a … Continue reading

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The Submarine is Raised but the Mystery Deepens — Where is Kim Wall?

On Saturday, we posted that the Danish inventor Peter Madsen has been held on suspicion of murder following the disappearance of Kim Wall, a Swedish journalist, and the sinking of the privately owned submarine UC3 Nautilus on Friday off Denmark. Madsen claimed that he … Continue reading

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The Strange Saga of UC3 Nautilus — Sub Sinks, Inventor Held for Murder — Updated

In a bizarre and developing story, the Danish inventor Peter Madsen has been held on suspicion of murder following the disappearance of a Swedish journalist and the sinking of the privately owned submarine UC3 Nautilus on Thursday off Denmark.  Madsen denies the … Continue reading

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HMS Tarpon, WWII Sub Sunk by Q-Ship Found Off Denmark

The wreck of HMS Tarpon, a British submarine sunk by a German Q-ship during World War II, was discovered last March in the North Sea, near Thyborøn, Denmark. The wreck was discovered in 40 meters of water by a Danish … Continue reading

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Replica Viking Longship? Stop by the Gift Shop

Looking for the perfect holiday gift?  How about an authentic replica Viking longship?  A great way to impress the relatives or perhaps get together with 60 close friends to raid a neighboring village.  You either can hire a team of researchers … Continue reading

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Women on Subs – Not all that New

Julian Stockwin made a comment on Twitter this morning (what is the past tense of “to tweet?” by the way) regarding women on submarines.  He noted that Norway has had women serving on submarines for decades.   Indeed, the US … Continue reading

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Nautical Reenactors on the Willow Wren

Thanks to Alaric Bond for passing on this intriguing video of a group of German reenactors on the Willow Wren. The note with the video reads, (imperfectly translated by Google,) “Maritimes reenactment in 1807 of the Danish South Sea aboard the … Continue reading

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