The Assistant Curator of the Swakopmund Museum Nadine Phiri together with Captain Salvadore will take you on a virtual tour into the Namibia's maritime history.
Eduard Bohlen began service as the first German steam ship to carry mail along the Germany – South West Africa route. On a foggy morning in September 1909 it was approaching Conception Bay to deliver supplies for the diamond diggers, when it ran into a sandbank about a hundred meters from the shore. There were 30 passengers onboard. You will learn about what happened to them from this exciting tour.