Elisabeth Bornhofen


Elisabeth Bornhofen was laid down in Frerichs in Germany, and was launched in 1923. She was sunk in an Allied air raid 4.October 1944. Royal Air Force had chosen this day to launch an attack on the German uboat pens in Bergen, and under the attack they spotted the freighter Elisabeth Bornhofen in Puddefjorden. She was hit by bombs and set ablaze before she disappeared in the deep. The wreck rest today on a depth of 65 to 80 meter right outside Bergen harbor.

Former names:
Elisabeth Bornhofen

273,6 x 39,7 x ? f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
2298 grt Frerichs ( D ) 1923 Hamburg ( D )

Picture: Elisabeth Bornhofen
Originally from skovheim.org