45th Borgward International Meeting Hamburg 23-25th August 2019
Dear Club Friends
After we had
meetings in big cities like Berlin, Bremen and Essen, it is finally
time, to visit Hamburg, the Birthplace Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Borgward
In addition to countless sights, the huge harbour area is called, which is controlled daily by gigantic ocean liners from all over the world. The venerable, baroque Michaelisk, former landmark of the city of Hamburg, towers with 132m height above the large urban area. Only recently has it been supplemented by the new one Eibphilharmonie.
But if you are looking for the nightlife in Hamburg, take a stroll through St. Pauli with the famous Reeperbahn a journey by itself.
of our Borgward meeting in this city, however, is a very special one:
on 10.11.1890 our neighbourhood in the district of Altona was Company
founder Carl F. W. Borgward born.After finishing school and studying,
he moved to the Hanseatic city of Bremen, where he founded his first
company, the "Bremer Kotflügel- und Kühlerfabrik",
as a supplier to the auto industry as early as 1919. His first motor-driven
vehicle followed in 1924,
To the north,
where we will be in the historical emigrant cent er in the district
Veddei! From there, many people started a new professionals in far-off
Program 45th International Annual Meeting of the Carl P.W. Borgward IC e.V
Friday, 25. August 2019
|13.00||Arrival of the first participants of the Emigration Museum "Ballinstadt", Veddeler Bogen 2, 20539 Hamburg|
|18.30||casual get-together in the museum restaurant, Schnitzelbuffet (costs € 20,00 to be paid with the entry fee)|
Saturday, 24. August 2019
|9.00 -12.00||Registration of the participants, parking of the vehicles|
|10.00||Welcome, vehicle show, parts market / petrol talks,|
|13:30||Barge driving through the harbour for registered participants. Pier at the Ballinstadt (costs € 16,00 to be paid with entry fee) Limited number, participation after registration|
|16:00||Annual General Meeting for registered members|
|19.30||Festive evening in the "Privathotel Lindtner" with evening buffet, Heimfelder Straße 123, 21075 Hamburg (partial costs € 28,00 with entry fee to be transferred)|
Sunday, 25. August 2019
|9.00||Vehicle Show, Parts Market and Gasoline Talks Ab 11.00 Uhr Exit to Lüneburg.|
|Lüneburg Official end after the award ceremony.|
Dinner in Aalst with Cris Guns
Problems with a sticking Carburetor.
Cris changed cars after the carburetor problem persisted.
Shrink ring let go and half shaft came out.
A temporary repair was made so the car could be transported back to Cris Guns.
historical emigrant centre
Hartmut Loges arrives in Lüneburg
Repair in Cris Gun's garage helped by Patrick Mollard so we could all get home.
Waiting for the Eurotunnel train we met up with Chris Bass and his partner Annie.
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