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History

This chain may be the remains of the steel net that was used during the Second World War to protect the oil installation at Caracasbaai. This steel net is better known as a torpedonet to ward off torpedoes from the German U-boat.  Big parts of the torpedonet has been removed by the Dutch Royal Navy.  The remains of the torpedonet can be found at  number of locations within Caracasbaai.

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Wrecks of Flevoland

Burgzand Noord

Dutch Presence in Cuba

World War II