Reko Thor

Rogaland,Norway

Oksø was built in Kristiansand in Norway and was launched in 1899 for Statens Fyrvæsen. She was rebuilt in 1909 and had a slight increase in her tonnage. She changed names and owners several times, before she ended up sailing for Reko Shipping AS in 1976 under the name Reko Thor. She went down in the deep after her cargo shifted outside Visnestangen in Randaberg 24.June 1976 under a journey from Grimstad to Bergen loaded with wood. Two men from the crew lost their lives in the accident. The wreck rest on a depth of 32 to 38 meter northwest of Visnestangen.


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Reko Thor
Oksø, Roheim 122,1 x 20,1 x 10,9 f
     
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200 grt Kristiansand ( N ) 1899 Kristiansand ( N )
58° 59' 4" N, 5° 33' 9" E