Lerøysund

Agder,Norway

Vildanden was built by Nilsen & Moen in Risør in In Norway, and was launched in 1943 for the company Ludvig Lorentzen in Oslo. In 1948 she got a new owner in Bergen and was renamed to Lerøysund. Under a journey from Brevik to Bergen loaded with cement she developed a leak outside Lyngør lighthouse 3.November 1949 and sank shortly after. The wreck shall according to a report from Forum Skagerak, rest on a depth of 40 meter.


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Lerøysund
Vildanden
90,8 x 22,2 x 10,9 f
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
161 grt
Risrør ( N ) 1943 Bergen ( N )
N 58 37 E 09 10
( Source: Forum Skagerak )