Bærum

Trøndelag,Norway

Mölnbacka was built by Värmlands Rederi AB and was launched in 1922. She was sold to Norway in 1939 and renamed Tusma. She sailed for the Norwegian Home fleet under second world war and was in 1942 renamed to Bærum. Under a journey from Trondheim to Narvik loaded with general goods, she was bombed and sunk by British airplanes 26. October 1944 while while at anchor in Rørvik harbor.  One man persihed in the sinking. The wreck rest today on a depth of approx 20 to 30 meter in Nærøysundet.


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Bærum
Tusna, Mölnbacka 97,6 x 22,5 x 10,6 f
     
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203 grt Karlstad ( S ) 1922 Oslo ( N )