Kiel Canal

  • Kiel Canal classic from the 1970s

    Kiel Canal classic from the 1970s

    Chris Graham on 29th September 2022

    Here’s a selection of photographs taken by the late Gordon Turner, of classic cargo ships in the, described by Jim Shaw. Kiel Canal: Carrying the profile of a tanker, the 10,898dwt cargo ship Chopin was built in 1959 by Yugoslavia’s…

  • The Kiel Canal

    The Kiel Canal

    Chris Graham on 26th May 2020

    The Kiel Canal was originally built to allow Germany’s naval vessels quick passage between the North Sea and the Baltic. It soon became a busy, commercial waterway, as we explain.

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