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Marion

Agder,Norway

The iron screw steamer Marion was built in Sunderland in England by John Blumer & Company as yard number 13, and was launched in February 1872. Under a journey from Grangemouth to Kristiania loaded with coal, she went down outside Lyngør 27.February 1893. The crew of fifteen men all got away from the accident without injuries. The remains of the steamer was located in the 1980's by sports divers. This is an old and broken wreck, and her battered remains rest spread out on a depth of approximately 35 to 50 meter outside Lyngør lighthouse.


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Marion

231,0 x 29,3 x 16,4 f
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
1009 grt
Sunderland ( UK ) 1872 Liverpool ( UK )


Originally from skovheim.org