Albion

Nordland,Norway

Albion was built in Scotland and launched in 1880 under the name Onward.In 1906 she was sold to Norway and Dampskipbselskapet Albion AS. After the German invasion of Norway the trawler was sunk outside Brønnøysund 19.May 1940, and the reason for this is debated. The wreck was later scrapped according to historical sources, but according to divers remains of a wreck has been found at Tromøya that is believed to be from Albion.


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Albion
Onward
130,0 x 21,2 x 11,0
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
202 grt
Glasgow ( UK ) 1880
Trondheim ( N )

65,54130°N 12,23124°E
( Source: Kystfort )

Last updated: August 2014