Museum cargo ship Cap San Diego visiting Kiel from August 6th to 11th, 2022. The 159 meter long ship left the port of Kiel on Thursday morning.
Rare guest in the Kiel: The Cap San Diego, the largest operational museum cargo ship in the world, reached Kiel on August 6th, 2022 after a voyage from Rendsburg through the Kiel Canal and had been in the port of Kiel on the Sartorikai for a few days. On August 11th it’s time to say goodbye to Cap San Diego again. The 159 meter long museum cargo ship from 1961 had left its berth at Kiel’s Sartorikai at 11 a.m. and sailed through the Kiel Canal with the destination for the day being Rendsburg. On Friday, the Cap San Diego will then continue to Brunsbüttel and leave the Kiel Canal with the destination Überseebrücke in the port of Hamburg.
Visit to the Cap San Diego in Kiel and museum trip
While the Cap San Diego was moored at the Sartorikai, the ship could be visited from Sunday to Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. In the afternoons there were special activities for children.
And of course there was also the opportunity to ride on one (or of course on several routes) as part of the museum trip. A total of four museum trips were offered:
- 08/05/2022 Museum trip from Hamburg to Rendsburg
- 06.08.2022 Museum trip from Rendsburg to Kiel
- August 11, 2022 Museum trip from Kiel to Rendsburg
- August 12, 2022 Museum trip from Rendsburg to Hamburg
The cost per trip to the museum was 149.00 euros per person (adults).
More photos: Cap San Diego on August 6th, 2022 in Kiel / Cap San Diego on August 11th, 2022 in Kiel
Cap San Diego
Cap San Diego in the Kiel Canal
The Cap San Diego is a 159 meter long general cargo ship and current museum ship with a berth at the Überseebrücke in the port of Hamburg. The Cap San Diego, built in 1961, was built as a general cargo ship and was used in liner service with South America until the 1980s. The ship was built by Deutsche Werft AG in Hamburg for the Hamburg Süd shipping company as the last ship in a series of identical general cargo ships and was launched in 1961 as the Cap San Diego.
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