August Bolten


The steamship August Bolten was built by Neptun Werft AG in Rostock as yard number 464, and was launched in 1936. The German Kriegsmarinea always in demand of ships, requisitioned her after the outbreak of world war two. She ran aground on Alholmen outside Korsfjorden south west of Forstr√łno 18.November 1944 under a journey from Bergen to Germany loaded with military equipment for the Wehrmacht. She was stuck on the reef for two days before she disappeared in the deep. The wreck rest today on a depth of 90 to 120 meter.

Former names:
August Bolten

110,6 x 15,7 x 6,7 m
Tons: Built: Home Port:
3665 grt Rostock ( D ) 1936 Hamburg ( D )