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Toxic Legacies of War – North Sea Wrecks

19 May, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm CEST

From Thursday 19 to Sunday 22 May, more than 150 ships, from three-masted barques to inland vessels to the smallest clinker sloop, will dock in Ostend for ‘Ostend at Anchor’. Anyone with an interest in maritime history will find what they are looking for at this event. Get to know old ship crafts, taste freshly fried or smoked fish, enjoy the many performances… or visit the traveling exhibition Toxic Legacies of War – North Sea Wrecks‘ and the associated lecture evening by VLIZ and the German Maritime Museum on the occasion of World Ocean Day.

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19 May, 2022
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm CEST
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Bart De Smet
Contact Email Address*
Affiliation: Name of the organization, school, or business associated with the event
Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) and German Maritime Museum
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Taking place in person, Open to the public
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Sir Winston Churchillkaai
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Ship 'Le Français'
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Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz and Data acquisition G2 Surveys