Eisstrom

Møre & Romsdal,Norway

Marietje Böhmer was built by A.Vuyk & Zonen in Ijssel in Holland and was launched in September 1938. She was requisitioned by the German Krigsmarine in July 1941 and renamed Eisstrom. She was torpedoed by the Norwegian submarine HNoMS Ula who was on her sixth patrol 24.November 1943. Still afloat, the German crew who thought they had hit a mine, managed to beach her at Eltrenes on Sula. The wreck became knows as the "Butter wreck" during the war, and her remains rest today on a depth of  approx 15 to 25 meter on the north side of Sula.


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Eisstrom
Marietje Böhmer 60,1 x 9,9 x 3,8 m
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
928 grt Ijssel ( NL ) 1938 Kiel ( D )


Picture: Maritje Böhmer
Originally from skovheim.org