Martha Hendrik Fisser


The steamer Martha Hendrik Fisser laid at anchor in Narvik harbor 9.April 1940 just like so many other ships to load iron ore. But before her return to Germany she is ordered to stay inside the harbor area by the newly arrived German forces. 10.April Martha laid at anchor in Narvik harbor when the British forces attacks with the destroyers HMS Hunter, Hardy, Hotspur, Hostile and Havock. She was severely damaged and was sunk outside Ankenes. The wreck rest today on a depth of approx 15 to 27 meter.

Former names:
Martha Hendrik Fisser
Blackheath 118,2 x 15,9 x 7,5 m
Tons: Built: Home Port:
4879 grt Stockton ( UK ) 1911 Bremen ( D )

68° 25' 13" N, 17° 24' 6" E

Picture: Martha Henrik Fisser
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Last updated: September 2018