Tanto was built by Falkenberg Varv AB in Sweden and was launched in December 1959. She changed owners seeral times before she ended up in ownership by a Bahamian company. She ran aground under a voyage from Båtsfjord to Bremen at Bliksvær 9.February 2002 loaded with herring meal. Her history is rather shady and she had been involved in several accidents earlier in her career. She sank the following day and rest today on a depth of approx 5 to 20 meter on the west side of Sanderøya.

Former names:

60,9 x ,10,5 x 3,9 m
Tons: Built: Home Port:
499 grt Falkenberg ( S ) 1959 Nassau ( BS )

67° 14' 23" N, 13° 57' 39" E

Picture: Tanto
Stockholms Sjöhistoriska Museum