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A historical sailing ship, sank after a collision with a container ship on the Elbe river

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A sailboat from the nineteenth century until sunk after a clash with a container ship on the Elbe river. In the case of an accident at the Stade, in the northern part of Germany, five people were injured.

It’s a wooden sailing ship, the ‘No. 5 Elbe ” from 1883, and it was not until the end of may, returned to the port of Hamburg, and, after a refurbishment to the value of 1.5 million euros. It could be rented for tourism and other services.

According to the police, collided with the vessel on Saturday, around 14: 30 at the 141-metre-long container ship Astrosprinter, which, under the Cypriot flag is in the direction of the North sea to feed. On board of the yacht were 43 persons, who, by the fire brigade, were brought to safety. Five people were injured. The ship couldn’t go to the bank to be drawn in, and it sank at the mouth of the river Schwinge. The container ship was able to have a journey to continue. The police department has been investigating the circumstances of the collision.

The 37-metre-long sailing boat is the last remaining sea-going vessel, from the era of the wooden shipbuilding industry in Hamburg, germany. It was in 1883, and zeevaardig, and was built in 2002 by the Foundation, in Hamburg, the Maritim is from Seattle, and back to Hamburg, where it has been used for other services. It was at the end of may, eight months is a long time in a boat yard in Denmark, where a new stern was.