Anne Sofie

Rogaland,Norway

War Cove was laid down in Newcastle in England, and was launched in 1919. Later that same year she was sold to a Norwegian company in Haugesund and renamed Anna Sofie. Under the second world war she did service for the German Kriegsmarine and was armed with antiaircraft weapons. She went down 23.February 1944 west of Haugesund under a journey from Thamshaven to Emden after she struck ground on Trollholmen northwest of Vibrandsøy. She was still afloat after the accident, but an hour after the accident she started to sink.  The wreck rest today on  a depth of 37 to 52 meter west of Trollholmen between Vibrandsøy and Osnesgavlen.


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Anna Sofie
War Cove 68,3 x 10,2 x 5,7 m
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
3100 grt Newcastle ( UK ) 1919 Haugesund ( N )


Picture: Anna Sofie
Courtesy of Minnehallen
Originally from skovheim.org