Liebe Freunde, durch Fusion unserer Bank, hat sich unsere Spenden Kontonummer geändert.
Die neue Kontonummer lautet: IBAN: DE37 5206 0410 0006 4079 35 BIC GENODEF1EK1, herzlichen Dank für all die Unterstützung
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The Duckdalben at DUCKDALBEN

When our club opened on August 13th 1986 the “Amt für Strom- und Hafenbau” (today the HPA: Hamburg Port Authority) erected a structure bearing the name of our club, namely, a Duckdalben (English:...

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A Weighty Present

On 13 August 1999 a reach-stacker drove up the entrance to our property and deposited a dock anchor that had been buried for years in the Elbe mud. After Blohm + Voss had salvaged it from the muddy gr...

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Ocean Twelve

The seamen of the MV Ocean Cosmos inscribed their names and “Ocean Twelve” on the present they gave us when saying goodbye. It resembles a life raft because fittingly, DUCKDALBEN and the ITF had h...

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A Historical Treasure

October 7th 1891: The English steamer Athabasca is sailing up the Elbe in the darkness and under poor visibility. Coming from Rangoon, her cargo consists of rice and a large number of apes who were de...

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A Round Goodbye Present

A panoply of bright orange lifebuoys hangs from the ceiling of the DUCKDALBEN clubroom. In fact, over the years they have become so numerous that they’ve now taken over the large entry hall as well....

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One Ship, Two “Treasures”

I never thought that there could be a connection between these two pictures. One hangs to the left of the entrance to our billiard room, the other hangs on the opposite side. On April 7th 2015, wh...

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Bärbels Schatzkiste: 

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