Bremer Vulkan

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Bremer Vulkan AG was a prominent German shipbuilding company located at the Weser river in Bremen-Vegesack.wikipedia
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Bremen-Vegesack

VegesackVegesack, Germany
Bremer Vulkan AG was a prominent German shipbuilding company located at the Weser river in Bremen-Vegesack. Division Shipbuilding, including the seven German shipyards Bremer Vulkan Werft (Bremen-Vegesack), Geeste Metallbau GmbH (Bremen), Flender Werft (Lübeck), Lloyd Werft, Rickmers Lloyd Dockbetrieb GmbH, Schichau Seebeckwerft (all in Bremerhaven) and Neue Jadewerft (Wilhelmshaven)
Both were the predecessors of the Bremer Vulkan shipyard and the Janssen/Sager shipyard.

Deutsche Schiff- und Maschinenbau

DeSchiMAGDeutsche Schiff- und Maschinenbau AGDeschimag Werk A.G
Those were delivered from the following shipyards Bremer Vulkan AG, Deschimag AG Weser in Bremen, Deschimag Seebeck AG in Bremerhaven and Blohm + Voss in Hamburg.
While the largest shipbuilding companies in Germany as Blohm & Voss and Bremer Vulkan AG because of their own strong market position at that time were not interested in this cooperation, eight other large German shipyards merged.

Bombing of Bremen in World War II

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The Vulkan facility was several times target of the bombing of Bremen in World War II.

Valentin submarine pens

ValentinFargeU-boot Bunker Valentin
During the war about 10 km downstream from the BV-shipyard between the Bremen suburbs Rekum, Bremen and Farge the submarine bunker Valentin was under construction.
Under the management of the Bremer Vulkan shipyard, it would assemble U-boats.

German auxiliary cruiser Atlantis

AtlantisGerman auxiliary cruiser ''Atlantishilfskreuzer Atlantis
Built by Bremer Vulkan in 1937, she began her career as the cargo ship Goldenfels, owned and operated by DDG Hansa, Bremen.

Schichau Seebeckwerft

Schichau UnterweserSchichau-WerftSSW
Division Shipbuilding, including the seven German shipyards Bremer Vulkan Werft (Bremen-Vegesack), Geeste Metallbau GmbH (Bremen), Flender Werft (Lübeck), Lloyd Werft, Rickmers Lloyd Dockbetrieb GmbH, Schichau Seebeckwerft (all in Bremerhaven) and Neue Jadewerft (Wilhelmshaven)
The company was then bought by Bremer Vulkan and initially closed in 1996.

German frigate Augsburg (F213)

AugsburgAugsburg'' (F213)F 213/''Augsburg
Augsburg was laid in April 1987 at the yards of Bremer Vulkan, Bremen and launched on 17 September 1987.

German frigate Bremen

BremenF 207/''BremenGerman frigate ''Bremen
Bremen was laid down in July 1979 at the yards of Bremer Vulkan, Bremen and launched on 27 September 1979.

Norwegian Sky

Pride of AlohaCosta Olympia
She was originally ordered by Costa Cruises as Costa Olympia from the Bremer Vulkan shipyard in Germany, but she was completed in 1999 by the Lloyd Werft shipyard in Bremerhaven, Germany for the Norwegian Cruise Line under the name Norwegian Sky.

List of Empire ships (K)

Empire KamalEmpire KangarooEmpire Katy
* Empire Kamal
Empire Kamal was a cargo ship which was built by Bremer Vulkan Schiff- und Maschinenbau, Vegesack.

Lloyd Werft

Division Shipbuilding, including the seven German shipyards Bremer Vulkan Werft (Bremen-Vegesack), Geeste Metallbau GmbH (Bremen), Flender Werft (Lübeck), Lloyd Werft, Rickmers Lloyd Dockbetrieb GmbH, Schichau Seebeckwerft (all in Bremerhaven) and Neue Jadewerft (Wilhelmshaven)
In the 1970s, the shipyard became member of the Vulkan Group.

Volkswerft

Volkswerft GmbH Volkswerft Stralsund GmbHStralsund
After the German reunification in 1990 the Vulkan Group was enlarged by the Division Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, including the east German shipyards Matthias-Thesen Werft in Wismar and Volkswerft Stralsund in Stralsund.
After 1990, the Volkswerft was privatized two times, first as Volkswerft Stralsund GmbH becoming part of the Vulkan-Gruppe (Bremen) in 1993.

Germany

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Bremer Vulkan AG was a prominent German shipbuilding company located at the Weser river in Bremen-Vegesack.

Shipbuilding

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Bremer Vulkan AG was a prominent German shipbuilding company located at the Weser river in Bremen-Vegesack.

Bremen

Bremen, GermanyRönnebeckBremer
Division Shipbuilding, including the seven German shipyards Bremer Vulkan Werft (Bremen-Vegesack), Geeste Metallbau GmbH (Bremen), Flender Werft (Lübeck), Lloyd Werft, Rickmers Lloyd Dockbetrieb GmbH, Schichau Seebeckwerft (all in Bremerhaven) and Neue Jadewerft (Wilhelmshaven) Bremer Vulkan AG was founded 1893 in Vegesack-a suburb of the city of Bremen–by a group of investors and Bremen merchants and by overtaking the 1805 founded Johann Lange Shipyard.

Ceremonial ship launching

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F. Ulrichs Shipyard'' which launched the first ship in 1839 - including all its modern shipbuilding facilities.

Slipway

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By 1908 it covered an area of about 80 acre and a water frontage of 1500 m. Six slips equipped with modern electric travelling cranes were capable of building the largest vessels of that time.

German Empire

GermanyGermanImperial Germany
With an average annual delivery of about 40000 BRT it became the greatest civilian shipbuilding company in the German Empire, followed by Flensburger Schiffbaubetriebe in Flensburg, Joh. C. Tecklenborg in Bremerhaven and Vulcan Stettin in Stettin.

Flensburg

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With an average annual delivery of about 40000 BRT it became the greatest civilian shipbuilding company in the German Empire, followed by Flensburger Schiffbaubetriebe in Flensburg, Joh. C. Tecklenborg in Bremerhaven and Vulcan Stettin in Stettin.

Joh. C. Tecklenborg

With an average annual delivery of about 40000 BRT it became the greatest civilian shipbuilding company in the German Empire, followed by Flensburger Schiffbaubetriebe in Flensburg, Joh. C. Tecklenborg in Bremerhaven and Vulcan Stettin in Stettin.

Bremerhaven

WesermündeGeestemündeBremerhaven, Germany
With an average annual delivery of about 40000 BRT it became the greatest civilian shipbuilding company in the German Empire, followed by Flensburger Schiffbaubetriebe in Flensburg, Joh. C. Tecklenborg in Bremerhaven and Vulcan Stettin in Stettin.

AG Vulcan Stettin

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With an average annual delivery of about 40000 BRT it became the greatest civilian shipbuilding company in the German Empire, followed by Flensburger Schiffbaubetriebe in Flensburg, Joh. C. Tecklenborg in Bremerhaven and Vulcan Stettin in Stettin.

Szczecin

StettinSzczecin, PolandStettin (Szczecin)
With an average annual delivery of about 40000 BRT it became the greatest civilian shipbuilding company in the German Empire, followed by Flensburger Schiffbaubetriebe in Flensburg, Joh. C. Tecklenborg in Bremerhaven and Vulcan Stettin in Stettin.

World War I

First World WarGreat WarWorld War One
During World War I the Bremer Vulkan built warships.