The African Queen?

From the birth of the Dreadnought to the period immediately after the end of World War I.
Mostlyharmless
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The African Queen?

Post by Mostlyharmless » Mon Aug 29, 2011 11:24 pm

I just found the story of the MV Liembs AKA Graf Goetzen on the BBC website at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-14677418. Enjoy!

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Re: The African Queen?

Post by RF » Tue Sep 06, 2011 7:42 am

Interesting account. But the gunboat didn't do the Germans any good.
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Re: The African Queen?

Post by Ken Thompson » Mon Oct 24, 2011 9:33 pm

"Concrete commitment" is an unfortunate term as probably most of the holes are plugged with. If they build a new one maybe they should use the old engine with new wood -ah biofueled boilers. The african engineers can handle that well enough. :lol:

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