Lädine of Ludwigshafen (Lake Constance)

The clay ship of Ludwigshafen-Bodman

Der Bug, August 2005Blick vom Bug über die Querbalken am Bug, August 2005Spitze der Lädine, März 2004Seitenwand der Lädine, März 2004Schön war der Tauchgang, März 2006Blick zum Heck, August 2005
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47° 48' 56.51" N, 9° 2' 55.88" E
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Data & Description

Rating¹:
good

Difficulty²:
advanced diver

Type of vessel:
Glider from the 19th century

Port of registry:
Germany

Last cargo:
clay

Length:
12 meters

Beam:
4 meters

Position:
78351 Bodman-Ludwigshafen, near the train station, on the outskirts of Bodman-Ludwigshafen on Lake Constance (Überlinger See). Ludwigshafen is located between Singen and Überlingen on the B31/B34.

Approach:
Approach on the B34, Radolfzell-Ludwigshafen, in Ludwigshafen to the train station and park there in the upper area of ​​the car park.

Altitude:
395 meters

Minimum depth:
20 meters

Maximum depth:
22 meters

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Weather:

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Description dive spot:
The Lädine, also called clay ship of Ludwigshafen, is a historic and archaeological important wreck and an impressive example of the former cargo shipping on Lake Constance.
The wreck is part of the "Museum unter Wasser" ("museum under water") of the Tauchsportgruppe Konstanz.
The entrance is next to Surfwiese. Swim out to the buoy number 60 (swimming and snorkeling are prohibited in the buoy field), then dive 240 degrees and to about 20 to 22 meters.
The wreck is overgrown with shells. On the wreck are two panels with facts and figures.

Contributed by:
Martin Sebald, Alexander Schönleber, Jens Stickel

Last content update:
2007/02/20

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