Karmøy

Nordland,Norway

The steamer Karmøy was sunk by British Barracuda and Seafire planes from HMS Implacable 28.October 1944 outside Lødingen harbor. After the German occupation of Norway in 1940, Karmøy was requisitioned by the Germans and sailed between Germany and Norway during the war. Under the attack five people died. After second world war salvage was done on the wreck by the Norwegian company Høvding Skipsopphugging and today the remains rest on a depth of approx 10 to 24 meter.


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Karmøy

295,7 x 43,6 x 20,6 f
     
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2498 grt Alloa ( UK ) 1921 Haugesund ( N )

68° 25' 27" N, 16° 0' 6" E

Picture: Karmøy
Originally from skovheim.org