The Eduard Bohlen was a ship that ran aground off the coast of Namibia'sSkeleton Coast on September 5, 1909, in a thick fog. Currently the wreck lies in the sand a quarter mile from the shoreline.
The ship was a 2,272 gross ton cargo ship with a length of 310 feet. In September 1909, it ran aground in thick fog and wrecked at Conception Bay while on a voyage from Swakopmund to Table Bay. This wreck is said to symbolize the loneliness of Namibia’s coast best. Its remains lie rusting in the sand, partially buried. The wreck was featured in the 2011 television series Wonders of the Universe as well as a 1990s documentary on another vessel lost on the same beach miles away, the Dunedin Star.