Trysfjord

Telemark,Norway

The freighter Trysfjord went down 2.February 1963. She was on a journey from Brevik to Kristiansand loaded with rocks and had a crew of four men. She sank after her hull was damaged when she hit ground and despite attempts from her skipper to beach. The crew managed to abandon ship and were picked up by a tugboat and brought to Risør. The wreck rest today standing on her keel in the southern ship lane to Kragerø on Fjordbåen. The wreck is standing on her keel as a classic Donald Duck wreck on a depth of approx 30 meter.


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Trysfjord
Dyrteigen
108,6 x 18,2 x 10,5 f
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
167 grt
Kristiansand ( N ) 1928 ( N )

GPS: N 58 49.166 E 9 29.307
Thanks to Runar Holm for the info

Picture: Trysfjord
Courtesy of Sjohistorie