Coasters from Westerbroek

21 December 2017
Before the II WW small shipyard in Westerbroek near Groningen was specialized in building coastal vessels. Poland ordered in 1938 three such ships. Only one was completed before the outbreak of the war and named “Bug” (named aftere the river in eastern Poland). Two sisters ships – “Lola” and “Westerbroek” stayed in Nederland and soon were captured by Wehrmacht. After adaptation both became part of Kriegsmarine as “Sperrbrecher 142” and “Sperrbrecher 143”. Both lost in minefields during the war. “Bug” wa a lucky ship, survived the war and returned to Poland aftere the war. I attached some historical pictures and some renders of my 3D model.

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