Sigrun

Vestfold,Norway

Under a  journey from Oslo to Porsgrunn, the Danish steamer Sigrun was spotted and torpedoed by the British Submarine HMS Sturgeon outside Færder 3. November 1940. She went down in the deep within a few minutes, and the whole crew went down with her, including the Norwegian pilot. Lot of ships were lost in those days, and she was soon forgotten. During a NATO military exercise in 1985, the Norwegian navy vessel KNM Tana found the wreck. She rest today on a depth of 40 to 47 meter north of Sydostgrunnen at Færder.


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Sigrun

240,0 x 36,6 x 16,8 f
     
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1337 grt
Sunderland ( UK ) 1904 København ( DK )

58° 59' 51" N, 10° 19' 13" E


Picture: Sigrun
Originally from skovheim.org