Nerva

Trøndelag,Norway

The steamer Nerva ran aground outside Rørvik 7.February 1943 under a journey from Finseidet to Königsberg in Germany with a cargo of pyrites. She was laid down in Glasgow under the name Forestgate and launched in 1924, and renamed Gwentgate before she ended up in Norway under the name Nerva in early 1935. Under the German invasion of Norway  she was requisitioned by the Germans and did service for them until she went down in 1943. Today the wreck rest on a depth of 25 to 55 meter close to shore near Svinestein north of Rørvik.


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Nerva
Forestgate, Gwentgate 250,6 x 39,8 x ? f
     
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1564 grt Glasgow ( UK ) 1924 Bergen ( N )


Picture: Nerva
Originally from skovheim.org