Stella

Møre & Romsdal,Norway

Stella went down on the west side of Lyngvær southwest of Smøla 5.November 1920 under a journey from Newport News in USA to Gothenburg loaded with coal. She damaged her rudder under a storm, and the skipper had to seek shelter in the closest harbor. 4.November they are outside Grip lighthouse, and a Norwegian pilot comes on board to bring her in to Kristiansund. In the afternoon Stella sail at six knots right on to the underwater reefs at Lyngvær. The crew was ordered to abandon ship and shortly afterwards they were picked up by the salvage vessel Parat. Stella sank down to a depth of 5 to 13 meter and was written off the ship lists.


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Strella
S.Celeste, Olana 267,5 x 40,1 x 23,6 f
     
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1943 grt Dunbarton ( UK ) 1902 Kristiansand ( N )


Picture: Stella
Originally from skovheim.org