Skien

Vestfold,Norway

The coastal steamer Skien was launched at Akers Mekaniske Verksted in Kristiania in December 1875 for the Norwegian company Skien Dampskipselskap. Under a journey from Oslo to Skien loaded with general cargo, she ran aground at Risøy south of Larvik 10.March 1933. According to divers the remains of her rest today on a depth of approx 20 meter right outside the bay of Smibukta on Risøy.


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Skien

118,4 x 18,7 x 13,6 f
     
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227 grt Kristiania ( N ) 1875
Skien ( N )
Picture: Skien
Courtesy of Telemark Museum