The steamer Rheinstein was built by Rostocker Schiff & Maschinenbau AG in Rostock and was launched in 1833. Ten years later she was bought by Bergenske Dampskibsselskap AS in Norway and renamed Pollux. Under a journey from Blyth to Tromsø loaded with coal, she hit ground 22.November 1900 at Buholmråsa. She was made seaworthy again seven day later and taken in tow towards Bodø where she sank en route 1.December.  The remains of Pollux rest today on a depth of 24 to 35 meter as a classic Donald Duck wreck approx 150 meters southeast of Saxa at Buholmråsa lighthouse.

Former names:
Rheinstein 221,1 x 30,2 x 21,9 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
1112 grt Rostock ( D ) 1883 Bergen ( N )

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Picture: Pollux
H-Larsson Feddes collection