Cap San Diego

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The Cap San Diego is one of the last remaining ships of a series of six fast cargo ships built between 1961 and 1962 on shipyards in Hamburg and Kiel for the Hamburg-Südamerikanische Dampfschiffgesellschaft Eggert & Amsinck, the Hamburg-Southamerican Steamship Company. This type of ship represents the peak of conventional cargo shipbuilding. It belonged to the fast lines of its time with a big cold-storage hold and modern cabins for 12 passengers. Technical details: The ship with a 11,650 horsepower, two-stroke engine, is a good example of classical engine construction before the advent of electronic control engineering. The technical equipment is almost entirely preserved and in excellent working order. The interior design by the well-known Hamburg architect, Prof. C. Pinnau, is from the late 1950s and reflects the fashion of these days. The foredeck is extremely long, the middle part of the ship is a streamlined, closed construction. After many years abroad, the Cap San Diego returned to Hamburg in 1986.

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Locations nearby

The bridge connects the harbour promenade with the jetties at the lower harbour, where, amongst others, the ship Cap San Diego lies at anchor. 
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The City Marina is one of Hamburg´s most versatile locations it features some of the most beautiful sights of the city. Because of the centred landing stages and anchorages, who have a direct optical connection to harbour facilities, Hanseatic … 
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The Baumwall metro station is an elevated station with a view over the Hamburg harbour and direct access to the very modern office building of publisher Gruner&Jahr. 
Details of Baumwall U-Bahnhof
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20459 Hamburg
Cap San Diego Betriebsgesellschaft mbH
Ansprechpartner Frau Rädeker
20459 Hamburg
040 / 36 25 28
Local contact
Public authorities
AAA Bezirksamt Hamburg Mitte
Fachamt Management des öffentlichen Raumes, Sondernutzung MR1
Caffamacherreihe 1-3
20355 Hamburg
Phone 040-428 54 33 57/ -3413
Wasserschutzpolizeikommissariat 2
WSPK 22 - Straßenverkehrsbehörde
Roßdamm 10
20457 Hamburg
Phone 040-428 66 52-25 / -24