Rare photo of the German tug SIMSON of 1920, possibly during the salvage operations of the L'ATLANTIQUE in January 1933.
Bugsier-, Reederei- und Bergungs A.G.- Hamburg
Launched August 1920; delivered 01-12-1920 by Vulcan Werke AG - Hamburg (679)
38,17 x x 8,15 x 4,59 x 3,85 m. 341 brt.
The famous Amsterdam photographer Jacob Olie (1834-1905) travelled on 26th September 1897 to IJmuiden to take pictures of the beached s.s. OBI (see http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/1025697/title/obi/cat/all). As a 'by-product' he also made this photo of the paddle tug SIMSON