Jurgen Fritzen

Sweden,Baltic Sea

Baron Jedburg was a steam freighter laid down by Rodger & Company in Glasgow, and was launched in 1912. She changed names and owners a few times before she ended up sailing for the German company Fritzen & Sohn in 1939 under the name Jurgen Fritzen. The year after she was lost during a journey from Stettin to Stockholm when she hit ground outside Landsort 21.April 1940 and sank. She was soon written of as a total loss, and the wreck rest today east of Öja on a depth of 65 to 75 meter.

Former names:
Jürgen Fritzen
Ioannis Vatis, Peckham
125,0 x 16,5 x 7,6 m
Tons: Built: Home Port:
4465 grt
Glasgow ( UK ) 1912
Emden ( D )

Picture: Jürgen Fritzen
  From video by Johan Carlsson

Last updated: September 2019