Tommy

Vestfold,Norway

MW 86 was built in Germany under second world war and was launched in 1941. Her name MW 86 - Motor Wiking 68, indicate she was used as an auxiliary transport vessel for the German Organization Todt and Transportflotte Speer. She survived the war and was in 1947 sold to a Norwegian owner in Trondheim and renamed Autnesfjord, and three years later to the company Trim AS in Fredrikstad who named her Tommy. Under a journey from Halden to Brevik 28. August 1958 she developed a leak and hit ground soon after at at Holtskjærene. The crew had to abandoned ship and were picked up by the vessel Lyngør who had arrived to assist. The wreck rest today on a depth of 16 to 33 meter southwest of Svartskjær. Also see the wreck of MW 168 Wolkenburg.


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Tommy
MW 86, Autnesfjord 132,4 x 16,5 x 7,0 f
     
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169 grt
( D ) 1941 Fredrikstad ( N )
59°02'18.0"N 10°16'16.8"E

Picture: Tommy
Originally from skovheim.org

Last updated: March 2021