Orm Jarl

Vestland,Norway

The steamer Hamburg was built by William Doxford & Sons in Sunderland in England, and was launched in 1888 for the Swedish company Førnyade Ångfartygs AB. In 1913 she was sold to the Norwegian company Nordenfjeldske Dampskipsselskap and renamed Orm Jarl and used as a coastal freighter. She went down in the deep near Alden 31. December 1919 after she ran aground. She became firmly planted on the reef, and later broke in two parts before she sank. Today the remains of her rest on a depth of 12 to 40 meter north of Alden west of Tvibyrge.


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Orm Jarl
Hamburg 198,7 x 27,4 x 13,0 f
     
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799 grt Sunderland ( UK ) 1888 Trondheim ( N )

61° 20' 1" N, 4° 46' 49" E


Picture: Orm Jarl
Finn R. Hansen