Knut Viking


HMS LCG 515 was built by Sir William Arrol & Co.Ltd i Glasgow as a landing craft, and was launched in 1945 for Royal Navy. She was sold four years later to Norway and rebuilt as a passenger ferry. After service in both Sweden and Norway she was laid up in the Drammensfjord in 1980. Six years later she was scuttled in Dramstadbukta. The wreck has not been found, and is believed she rest on a depth of 90 to 100 meter.

Former names:
Knut Viking
HMS LCG 515, Hurum, Knut
45,8 x 6,7 x 2,5 m
Tons: Built: Home Port:
369 grt
Glasgow ( UK ) 1945
Oslo ( N )

Picture: Hurum
Nils Vik, private collection

Last updated: June 2019