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The lightship VYEL at Nymindegab in Denmark, December 1909. The anchors broke during a storm and the vessel was washed ashore. SVITZER salvaged the vessel in May 1910. ZVIR OF FIUME stranded at the Porqeurolles islands by Toulon, France 1912. The repair made by a SVITZER diver during the salvage was so effective that the vessel could carry on to Marseille without further repairs. Alongside the grounded vessel the salvage vessel VALKYRIEN, built in 1907, is seen in action. S V I T Z E R – S A F E T Y A N D S U P P O R T AT S E A 33


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