Edith Bosselmann

German steam ship

Our team of the BalticSeaHeritageRescueProject found and identified this wreck. We even met granddaughters of one of the sailors. The Model will be shown in the maritime museum of Klaipeda from summer 2022.

Baltic sea: Steamer EDITH BOSSELMANN ex. Rita Maersk
Year of construction: 1925
Sunk: 1942
Cause: torpedo attack from submarine or mine (2nd World War)
Here is the report in Deutsch und English

3D Model

I made a big model of the wreck for the maritime museum (muziejus.lt) in Klaipeda, Lithuania, where it will be shown in the exhibition.

Compass Housing of Steamer Edith Bosselmann

Depth: 52m
1056 pictures
Lithuania – with the Baltic Sea Heritage Rescue Project


You can find the exhibition at the Lithuanian Sea Museum in Klaipeda: https://muziejus.lt/ – The models are located at the end of the Aquarium tour.

My model at the exhibition

Oil Painting

The artist Herbert Buss www.herbertbuss.de created these wonderful oil paintings (70x50cm). They are shown at the exhibition.