Mimona

Finnmark,Norway

The Norwegian steamer Mimona hit ground at Styret south of Kongshamn 12.January 1942. She was on a journey from Kirkenes to Tromsø in ballast when she hit ground. According to some unofficial sources, she did service for the German Kriegsmarine, but this has not been verified. The history for this ship is sometimes conflicting but most sources claim she was she was spotted and torpedoed by the Soviet submarine S 101 and totally put out of action. The wreck itself is today totally broken up, and the remains of the once proud ship, rest on a depth of approx 5 to10 meter.


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Mimona

226,3 x 36,5 x 15,7 f
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
1147 grt
Trondheim ( N ) 1919 Fredrikstad ( N )


Picture: Minona
Courtesy of Sjøhistorie
Originally from skovhem.org