Akershus was built in Lenwerder in Germany in 1954 for the Norwegian company Stavangerske Dampskipselskap AS. Nine years after delivery, she went down in the deep south in the Oslofjord. Under a journey from Oslo to Stavanger loaded with general goods, she collided 1.March 1963 with the Norwegian tanker Norsk Skald and sank south of the island of Bastøy. The wreck rest today on a depth of 300 meter between Bastøy and Eløya.

Former names:

164,7 x 29,3 x 8,7 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
442 grt
Lenwerder( D ) 1954 Stavanger ( N )

N 59 20 E 10 35

Picture: Akershus
Originally from skovheim.org