Henry

Møre & Romsdal,Norway

The steamer Wasa was built by Eriksberg Mekaniske Verkstad AB in Gothenburg and was launched in June 1907. She was sold to a Norwegian owner and rebuilt in 1925, and renamed Henry.  In second world war she sailed for the Norwegian home Fleet. 13.February 1944 she sailed together with the steamer Irma northbound, when they outside Kristiansund was attacked by the Norwegian MTB`s 632 and 653. Irma was the first to be torpedoed, and the crew on Henry managed to launch two life boats before they also suffered the same fate. The wreck of Henry is said to rest on a depth of approx 200 meter outside Hestskjær at Hustadvika.


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Henry
Wasa
172,6 x 28,2 x 12 f
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
626 grt
Göteborg ( S ) 1907
Haugesund ( N )

Picture: Henry
"Våre Gamle Skip"