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Vlaggetjesdag celebrates the arrival of the Dutch herring in the harbor of Scheveningen. 2019-06-14 Scheveningen Dutch herring Originally Flag Day was the day when fishing boats were decorated with flags in the harbor before heading out to catch herring. Nowadays there are other fishing techniques, but luckily Flag Day...

Saltwater Engineering carried out some measuring on the lightship Gannet 1954. History Since Lightships were used in waters that are too deep or otherwise unsuitable for lighthouse construction. The type has become largely obsolete; lighthouses replaced some stations as the construction techniques for lighthouses advanced, while large, automated...