Ems-Jade Canal

Ems-Jade Canal

 

a navigation canal in the Federal Republic of Germany. The Ems-Jade Canal connects the city of Emden at the mouth of the Ems River, on the Dollart, with Wilhelmsha-ven, located on Jade Bay of the North Sea. The canal, which is 72.3 km long and has three locks, is accessible to vessels with displacements of up to 300 tons. It was opened in 1887.

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It has, however, in many respects, a key element of the development in the country on both sides of the Ems-Jade Canal.
May 4: As a patrol approached the bridge at MR 998410 it was blown and the enemy opened fire from across the Ems-Jade Canal.