Gykdenløve I


Gyldenløve was built at Drammen Jernstøberi & Mekaniske Verksted, and was launched in 1907. She stood ready for service in March the same year and was delivered to the owner Joseph Johansen in Drammen. She was used in regular route between the cities of Drammen and Kristiania. Outside Fagerstrand 16.November 1950 on her way to Drammen, she collided in fog with M/V Tijuca and sank. The wreck has not officially been found, but divers claimed however in the early 2000s they had found a wreck that could have been her on a depth of approximately 50 meter. Also see Lux that sunk near Fagerstrand in 1927.

Former names:
Gyldenløve I
90,9 x 19,8 x 8,8 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
122 grt
Drammen ( N ) 1907 Drammen ( N )

Picture: Gyldenløve
Steinar Norheim