Turist was laid down by Saanum & Compagnie in Mandal, and was launched in September 1917. Two years after launch she was involved in an accident but was re-floated and sold. In 1921 she was sold to Samuelsson family in Sweden and renamed Emmy. Under a journey from Menstad to Sweden loaded with saltpeter 21.October 1960. The wreck was found by divers in the 1980's, and today its very little left of the hull that was built of wood. The remains of her rest on a depth of 24 meter at Lynholmhausen, south of Verdens Ende.

Former names:
79,0 x 21,4 x 9,1 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
99 grt
Mandal ( N ) 1917
Edshultshall ( S )

Picture: Emmy, unknown date
Courtesy of Sjøhistore

Last updated: May 2019