Laforey

Vestland,Norway

Laforey was a steam trawler built by John Lewis & Sons in Aberdeen in Scotland, and was launched in 1949 for the British company Grimsby Trawlers Ltd. Under fishing outside Florø she hit groundat night at Sendigane 8.February 1954 under heavy seas. The day after a rescue vessel was sent out but no signs of the crew could be found. Soon after she capsized and went down in the deep. She was then forgotten until divers re.located the wreck in the late 2000s. The wreck rest today upside-down on a depth of 35 meter west of Batalden.


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Laforey
GY 85
56,6 x 8,9 m
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
609 grt
Aberdeen ( UK ) 1949
Grimsby ( UK )

N 61 39.2 E 04 34.3


 
Picture: Grimsby Evening Telegraph