Rensholm

Telemark,Norway

Bernhard was built in Rotterdam in Holland in 1943, and entered service the year after in the German Tranportflotte Speer . According to historical documents, she was also used by Luftwaffe. After the war she was handed over to the Norwegian government, and later bought by Bjarne Halvorsen in Trondheim and renamed to Rensholm. She changed owner two times more before she went down under a journey from Mosjøen to Drammen with a cargo of timber. She hit ground on Napabåen 12.January 1961 in heavy fog and literally broke in two parts. The wreck rest today on a depth of approx 10 to 16 meter at Napaboen outside Nevlunghavn.


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Rensholm
Bernhard
133,2x 23,4x 8,8 f
     
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272 grt
Rotterdam ( NL ) 1943 Trondheim ( N )

GPS: N 58 56.796 E 9 52.543
Picture: Rensholm
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