Soknatind was built as a general cargo ship by Stoznia Gdanska SA in Poland, and was launched in 1972 for the Norwegian company Stoneship AS. She was the year after transferred to Meling Rederi in Egersund. Under a journey from Glomfjord to Oslo loaded with fertilizer she hit ground and sank at Blåna outside Stavenes 15.October 1975. The broken remains of her rest today broken in three parts on a depth of approximately 15 meter north of Blåna.

Former names:

267,5 x 44,7 x 17,1 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
1592 grt
Gdansk ( PL ) 1972
( N )

N 61 25´ E 4 51´E

Picture: Soknatind
Courtesy of Sjøhistorie

Last updated: June 2019