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All BSH publications are collected in the archive of the library. Literature of the archive is also accessible at the webOPAC, prior stocks will be included retroactively.


Collections in Hamburg

  • nautical books
  • lists of lights
  • notices to mariners
  • other nautical publications
  • boating charts and boating literature
  • the photo archives comprise photographs, slides, and films relating to the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency's history and activities (e.g. films about the ships "Gauss" and "Meteor")


Collections in Rostock

  • about 2,000 nautical charts and 2,500 nautical books of the German Democratic Republic's Seehydrographischer Dienst (hydrographic service, from 1950-1990)
  • nautical charts, anutical books and small craft charts of the BSH since 1990
  • nautical charts of the BSH and its predecessor institutions from 1875 -


Current issues of nautical charts can not be borrowed. Previous issues can be borrowed but they must not be taken at sea.


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