Sweden,Baltic Sea

Hoheneicgen was laid down by Schifswerft Hugo Peters in Wevelsfleth in Germany, and was launched in 1956. Only three years after launch she capsized under a journey from Söderhamn in Sweden to Lübeck in Germany loaded with wood. She went down in the deep south of Sandhammeren lighthouse outside Ystad 8. January 1959. The wreck rest today upside-down on a depth of 21 to 32 meter. Due to the risk of an environmental accident, the wreck was surveyed and emptied for oil in 2019.

Former names:

58,0 x 9,6 m
Tons: Built: Home Port:
499 grt
Wevelsfleth ( D ) 1956
( D )

Last updated: January 2021