Eros was put under German control after the German occupation of Norway in 1940. 14.October 1941 she was attacked by three British planes from RAF 42.Squadron outside Egersund. The crew abandoned ship and refused to return after the attack. Without crew she went adrift and hit ground north of Egersund at Søvikodden. Before any attempt to rescue her could be launched, she broke in two and sank. The wreck rest today on a depth of 10 to 70 meter at Stolen.

Former names:

210,0 x 33,2 x 13,7 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
974 grt Arendal ( N ) 1922 Bergen ( N )

GPS: N 58° 34.750', E 6° 1.280'

Picture: Eros
Courtesy of Sjøhistorie