Rheinhausen

Rogaland,Norway

The steamship Stiklestad was built by William Doxford & Sons in Sunderland in England. She was launched in February 1912 for thr Norwegian company Dampskipseslakpet Maritime in Kristiania. In 1928 she was sold to Germany and the company Unternehmungen D Eisen & Stahl in Bremen, and renamed Rheinhausen. She was sunk by torpedoes from the British submarine HMS Taku under command of John W. Pitt 7.February 1944 outside Skudeneshavn. The wreck was found in 2017 by the Norwegian oil company Statoil during work in Boknafjorden. The wreck of Rehinhausen rest today on a depth of approx 500 meter.


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Rheinhausen
Stiklestad
439,9 x 57,8 x 24,1 f
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
6350 grt / 3411 nrt
Sunderland ( UK ) 1912
Bremen ( D )

59°07'N 05°37'E

Last updated: 25.May 2018