Far

Agder,Norway

The Norwegian steamship Far ran aground 8.January 1950 outside Rasvåg south of Flekkefjord under a journey from Tyne in England to Copenhagen loaded with coal. At night 8.January she sail of course and hit ground on Kåløya. Not long after a rescue vessel arrives to assist and bring the crew to safety. Large parts of the wreck were later salvaged and scrapped on site. At the reef down to 15 meter there are only twisted remains of the hull, and from 25 meter the remains takes on a shape that can reminds you of a ship. Her maximum depth is approx 60 meter.


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Far
Ravnefjell 295.5 x 43.7 x 20.6 f
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
2475 grt Newcastle ( UK ) 1921 Farsund ( N )


Far in Boston, U.S.A., 1938.
Copyright: Reimert Pedersen
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