Margrete Johanne


The steamer Margrete Johanne was built at Tronheims Mekaniske Verksted, and was launched in 1875. Under second world war the boat was requisitioned by the German occupation forces, and most likely used in local transport according to some historical documents. She changed owners several times during her career, before she was sold to Henry Heggvik in 1967. Under a voyage from Bergen to Sandnessjøen loaded with general goods she hit ground on Vettabåen 30.January 1967. She was consired a total loss, and the remains of her rest today in shallow waters at Vettaboen.

Former names:
Margrete Johanne

74,5 x 20,2 x 8,8 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
83 grt Trondheim ( N ) 1875 Trondheim ( N )

Picture: Margrete Johanne
Trygve Eriksen