and Recommended Reading Archive Boating literature
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
- 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")
- 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.