Helga Ferdinand


The German steamer Helga Ferdinand went down after she was attacked by British airplanes 8.November 1944. As part of a northbound convoy, they took cover in Midt-Gulen to wait for escorts and the cover of the dark. In the afternoon they were spotted by a British airplane, and shortly after the steamers Aquila and Helga Ferdinand were attacked and sunk. The wreck rest today on a depth of approximately 30 to 68 meter north of Myklebust.

Former names:
Helga Ferdinand

95,7 x 13,3 x 6,3 m
Tons: Built: Home Port:
2566 grt Sunderland ( UK ) 1897 Rostock ( D )

GPS (WGS84 ) N 61 43.971 - E 005 11.554
( Source: Vragguiden )

Picture: Helga Ferdinand
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