Transit

Viken,Norway

Montan was built by J.Frerichs & Company in Einswarden n Germany, and was launched in November1923. She was sold two years later to the Norwegian company Wilhelm Wilhelmsen in Tønsberg and renamed to Transit. Under a journey from Greåker to Oslo loaded with cellulose, she capsized and sank outside Strømtangen lighthouse 26.September 1929.  According to a report from Forum Skagerak the wreck rest on a depth of 30 meter south of Grindskjær.


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Former names:
Dimensions:
Transit
Montan
99,8 x 20,5 x 9,1 f
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
210 grt
Einswarden ( D ) 1923 Tønsberg ( N )
N 59 09  E 10 49
( Source: Forum Skagerak )

Picture: Montan
Courtesy of Wilhelm Wilhelmsen