Sabotage against Svendborg Shipyard 10-05-1943
Machine department complex viewed from the northeast. In the picture to the left you can see the machine hall.
The inside of the burned storage room, viewed from the machine hall. To the right in the room, above the burned beams, there was the western dressing room. The arrow marks the window through where the fire was discovered the first time.
The interior of the burned storage room, viewed from the machine hall.
The descent from the larger to the smaller storage room. Under the door a wooden stair is blasted away, and the fire had had a grip in different loosely and firmly inventory stuff.
To the north you can see the canteen. Along the sides and in the far end you can see the remains of the external gallery of the room. The arrows point at the door entrance down to the western dressing room...
Private picture of 2 rows of cupboards in the western changing room, viewed from north.
Private picture of the canteen as viewed from the north.
The gallery of the canteen viewed from the north.
Arial view of the saw mill taken from southwest. The big bright building in the middle of the picture is the machine hall; the three curved roofs to the left of this cover the burned part of the complex.
Outline of the shipyard area. The burned area is marked by a dotted red line.
Outline through the burned part of the machine department complex, as viewed from the south. “A” is a smaller storage room, ”B” is a larger storage room, while ”C” is the canteen with interior gallery.
Outline of ground floor in the burned part of the shipyard. ”A” is a smaller storage room, ”B” is a slightly bigger storage room, while “C” is the canteen with internal gallery.
Outline of the 1st floor on the burned part of the shipyard.
The Northside of the machine department complex viewed from the gate of the shipyard. The arrow marks the window, from where the fire was discovered to begin with. The red cross shows where the windows had been covered with boards.
The north west corner of the machine department complex viewed from the gate at the shipyard. Above you can get a glimpse of the roof of the machine hall.
Half of all production at the yard was for the Wehrmacht. A fire was started in the changing rooms by two workers. The incident was initiated by the Walther Group in Odense, where the son of Viggo Møller (one of the workers) was a member.
Viggo Møller, Poul Holm