Aquila

Vestland,Norway

The steamer Ingelfingen was built in Hoboken in Belgium, and was launched in 1908. She changed both names and owners several times before she sailed for the Germans in Second World War with the name Aquila. In an armed convoy northbound to Bodø in Northern Norway loaded with coal, sailing together  with the steamer Helga Ferdinand, they were both attacked and sunk by British airplanes in Midt-Gulen 8. November 1944. The wreck rest today on a depth of 35 to 65 meter southwest of Fagrevika


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Aquila
Ingelfingen, Orissa, AZ,Maid of Corfu, Dimitrios N. Bogiazides 105,7 x 14,7 x 7,0 m
     
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3495 grt Hoboken ( B )1908 Hamburg ( D )

GPS (WGS84):  N
61 44.033 - E 005 11.355
( Source: Vragguiden )

Picture: Aquila
Originally from skovheim.org