Time capsule at the bottom of the lake - The steamboat "Jura"

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Time capsule below the surface The steamboat JURA

"...then suddenly a huge black shadow appears - the silhouette of the ship's hull emerges..."

Henrik Pohl (underwater archaeologist), 2007 Eisenmann et al.: Denkmalgerechtes Tauchen. Unterwasserarchäologie. Wracktauchen. Spezialkurse zur Tauchausbildung, 2007, S. 7.

On February 12. 1864, the steamship "Jura" sinks to the bottom of Lake Constance after a collision with the "Stadt Zürich". The accident is soon forgotten. Only about 100 years later the wreck is rediscovered by coincidence.

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