Nijetrijne/Nijetrine (Frl) - Elburg (Gld)
Eventually we left on Monday the 21st of September 2020 already at 9:10AM. After negotiating a rare lock -with too long a name- and the temporary narrow bridge(hole) at Ossenzijl...
...we cruised the never-tiring Kalenbergergracht. To our pleasant surprise we discovered a fair load of, until recently missing, moorings. We’ll certainly use them in the future!
At the end of that Monday Blokzijl’s charming harbour was entered after passing it’s mystifying lock. Mystifying because one is lifted up, despite traveling towards the former sea. Water management...
... inThe Netherlands amazes continuously. The engine was switched off at 12:10 PM. Here we are, amidst a terrific surrounding. The next morning surely produced another beautiful photo.
There’s a memorial at the spot in Grafhorst from where we pictured our little ship. It reads: ‘In memory of the crew of Lancaster W 4316. Their bomber crashed on the night of June 13, 1943 on the outward voyage to Bochum. The burning plane ended up in the water near these place. Sgt. L.D.F. Day, 20 years old, ...
The squadron’s arm
...flight engineer - flt.sgt. A. Gordon, 20 years old, air gunner - flt.sgt. D.C.P. Lundie, 20 years old, navigator - sgt. D.A. Thomas, radio operator - sgt. R.O. Vaughan, age 22, pilot - f/o C.W.R. Young, 27 years old, bomb aimer. Survivor: sgt. J.C. Cornish, 22 years old, air gunner. "They fell for our freedom." June 13, 1996.
Statistics from the 22th of September till today, Sunday the 27th.
Engine ran during 10 hours and 42 minutes (10,7 hours) – Monday 21.09 2,9 hours, Tuesday 22.09 3,7 hours, Wednesday 23.09 0,5 hours , Friday 25.09 3,6 hours.
Generator this period: around 1,2 hours. The thing was not out of order!! (As discovered by her – not him!!)
The weather then. Sunny, rainy, misty, windy – we’ve had it all. In general not bad though.
Hope to have entertained you about this week.
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Dankjewel, Tineke! Tot gauw 😍.
En dan nog even en Amersfoort in zicht
De laatste foto: ongelooflijk!!!!!
Dank je wel, Tineke! We zien mekaar hopelijk snel in A'foort.
Jaja, 't schiet op. Maar rustig aan, want de Nijkerkersluis is nog een paar dagen geblokkeerd. (En een 'Vollenhove' zal ik -als ik er aan toe kom- een n toevoegen...)