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German WWI Destroyer B98 at Lopness Bay
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No: 1853   Contributor: Ken Foubister   Year: 1921   Manufacturer: Unknown   Country: United Kingdom
German WWI Destroyer B98 at Lopness Bay

Picture of the German WWI Destroyer B98 at Lopness Bay, Sanday, Orkney Islands.
It was driven ashore in 1919 while under tow to the scrapyard.
Picture added on 17 April 2007
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A gun from this ship is now a gate guard at the Lyness museum. The turbines are still there and can be visited at low tide.

Added by William Watters on 18 January 2008.
My grandfather, Theodore Hengstenberg, was the captain of B98 during WWI. Any additional information about B98 would be appreciated! Thanks!
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Added by Oliver Seeler on 15 July 2010.
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