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Bridge Failure Database

Herrenbrücke, Swing bridge near Lübeck

Year 1908
Type Road
Country Germany (55)
Cause Impact
Details Ship impact, error of ship captain
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Collapse partial
Phase in service
Period 1900-1940
Continent Europe
Reference SCHEER, J., Versagen von Bauwerken, Band 1: Brücken, Ernst & Sohn, Berlin, 2000.

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