|Year of foundation of HERBERT METZENDORFF & CO.
|Application and register of HERBERT METZENDORFF & CO. at Register of Commerce at Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg at record No. HRA32251.
|Management by Mr. Herbert Metzendorff himself.
|Building of a new warehouse and small parts stock. Relocation of the warehouse from Hamburg-Niendorf to Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg.
|Severe damage of city-office at Admiralitätsstraße due to the heavy flood. Relocation of the office to the "House of Marine" at Deichstraße in Hamburg city which where higher above sea level.
|Death of Mr. Metzendorff. The community of heirs continued the business.
|METZENDORFF & CO. becomes a limited liability company. The brothers Jörn Johannsen (graduated commercial man) and Hans-Peter Johannsen (graduated engineer) take over as liable partners. The daughter of Mr. Metzendorff becomes limited partner.
|Take over of the spare parts stock of bankrupt yard Böttcher & Gröning.
|New building of office at Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg. Office and warehouse are now in the same place. This enables more efficient and quicker settlements of orders.
|Extension of business to supply also accessories for yachts. The offer includes the complete technical aspect and is also supplied to private customers.
|Joining the "Verband Deutschen Schiffsausrüster" (VDS) and the "International Ship Supplier Association" (ISSA).
|Joining the "Gewerbeverein Finkwarder".
|Hans-Peter Johannsen leaves the company and is replaced by Torben Johannsen