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Benjamim Guimaraes - dilettantic attempt to lift the ship out of the water

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One of the last existing steam powered Sternwheelers, the Brazil "Benjamim Guimaraes" broke her hull, while lifting out of water in Novembre 2020. As you can see in the video, the inclination was much too steep for pulling the boat with two caterpillars. The hull with superstructure broke.
A later video shows the boat lying on earth - the broken part is not exactly visible. I don`t speak Spain - perhaps one vistitor is able to explain, what will  be the future of B. G.?


I am sure it could be translated as 'We've f..ked it' even without Spanish knowledge lol!!

Sounds like the correct translation to me :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'(


What he says (que bonito, que lindo) is a very sarcastic "well done, good job (you #$%&)". I don't speak portugese, but spanish is similar enough to understand that part.
I found another video which shows that the ship just bent, but didn't break up completely. They finished pulling her ashore and restoration is underway..

Lets see what they will do to avoid bending the hull again when pushing her back into the water.


opps, you have to wonder who was the first to say "I told you so" I dont think that was supposed to happen.


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