Agnes

Rogaland,Norway

The steamer Agnes was built by Stavanger Støberi & Dok in Norway and launched in 1899. She sailed in the fruit trade in the Caribbean and Central Americas until the late 1920s and changed owners several times during her career. She went down outside Haugesund 9.October 1930 under a gale where she teared apart the moorings and drifted off. She went down in the deep at Rossabø. Salvage operations were launched in the 1950s, and today the remains of her rest on a depth of 20 to 42 meter in Rossabø, south of the entrance to Smedasund.


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Agnes

147,1 x 24,6 x 13,6 f
     
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433 grt Stavanger ( N ) 1899 Haugesund ( N )


Picture: Agnes
Originally from skovheim.org