Movie of the Salvage and towage of the Aquarius

by Hans | March 27th, 2011

Capt. Norbert Clasen is a former employee and tug man from Bugsier at Hamburg. He spent his whole live on board and with tugs. From 1963 on the coastal and deep sea tugs as AB, Mate and Captain.

In 1978 Norbert was appointed as Salvage Marine Superintendent. Since 4 years he is retired. During his time at sea and later as Salvage Master He worked very often together with Smit tugs and cranes etc. Norbert is having very good memories for example Capt. Hans Walenkamp, Capt. Cor Kalkman and lot of the divers, AB and mates. Capt. Cor Kalkman was master on the Clyde during this Salvages. Norbert flown back with him from Tokyo to Amsterdam. He is also on the pictures. However: during this time he made Super 8 Films and wrote later some books about salvage. (see Lekko, German books) Capt. Norbert’s latest 18 minutes super 8 Film he produced together with a Company a DVD. It is the story of the salvage and towage of the tanker Aquarius together with the tugs Thames, Clyde and Albatros in 1970. The longest towage ever from Bandar Abbas to Japan. Unfortunately to produce a digital DVD cost some money because a Film Company has to be involved. Therefore he have to ask for a single DVD for € 17,50. This is including posting which cost 3,40 €. If you are interested in the DVD below the details of Capt. Nobert can be found.

For more information:
Norbert Clasen
Hafertwiete 23
21218 Seevetal

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