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Ancla de Graf Spee

Puerto de Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay
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Remnant of Naval History

This small memorial to the Graf Spee is located just inside the port entrance and visible to all if... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2017
Dan L
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Bunbury, Australia
Graf Spee Relics

Just inside the port entrance are some relics of the Graf Spee, which was scuttled in the river... read more

Reviewed February 24, 2017
mikesierra
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Bourne, United Kingdom
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“gun range” (2 reviews)
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Puerto de Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay
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Reviewed April 28, 2017

This small memorial to the Graf Spee is located just inside the port entrance and visible to all if embarking/disembarking a cruise ship. It consists of a memorial wall, an anchor and gun range finder from the ship, and other sundry maritime relics. A reminder...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed February 24, 2017

Just inside the port entrance are some relics of the Graf Spee, which was scuttled in the river estuary in December 1939 following the Battle of the River Plate. It includes the anchor and a gun range finder from the Graf Spee together with other...More

Thank mikesierra
Reviewed January 28, 2017

We got off our cruise ship which docked just at dark (12-hours late!) and walked to the memorial just off the end of the pier. I had wanted to see it after reading about the Graf Spee episode in WW II and seeing a movie...More

Thank MaroonDawg67
Reviewed June 4, 2016

At the exit/entrance to the port is a memorial with dalvaged bits of the Graf Spee, the German battleship scuttled after a battle with inferior British warships in the South Atlantic early in WW II. An interesting description of the battle, the sanctuary of neutrality,...More

Thank Tiit335152
Reviewed February 25, 2016

This is a great thing to see on your way back to the port. The history is amazing about the graf Spee and you must read about the boat and what happened.

Thank olie293
Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

From tour cruise ship you may miss this small memorial. Don't sweat it if you do as you will be able to see it on your way back!

Thank Albywon
Reviewed July 4, 2015

At the opening of the port there is a small square with an anchor a large geer and bits of the ship. I didn't think this was worth stopping, however, it is something to point out as one drive by.

2  Thank Michelle G
Reviewed February 5, 2015

At the exit to the port is a small square containing one of the anchors and the massive rangefinders from the WW II German heavy cruiser/pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee. Dispatched to the South Atlantic by Hitler just before the outbreak of the war, Graf...More

4  Thank Staten_Islander
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