Eduard Bohlen

Namibia,South Africa

Eduard Bohlen was a passenger steamer built by Blohm & Voss in Germany, and was launched in 1891 for the company Woermann Linie in Hamburg. Under a journey from Swakopmund to Table Bay in South Africa, she stranded and shipwrecked in heavy fog 5. September 1909. The battered wreck rest today clearly visible partially buried in the sand dunes several hundred meters from the waterline south of Conception Bay. Also see the wreck of the fishing trawler Zeila further north on the Skeleton Coast.

Former names:
Eduard Bohlen

94,6 x 11,6 x 7,8 m
Tons: Built: Home Port:
2271 grt
Hamburg ( D ) 1891
Hamburg ( D )
23°59'45.5"S 14°27'26.7"E

Last updated: January 2021