Paula Faulbaum

Sweden,Baltic Sea

Antares was laid down by Graham Osbourne & Company in Sunderlandm and was launched in 1908 for a Norwegian company. She changed name and owners several times before she ended upsailing  as Paula Faulbaum for the German company Max Faulbaum in 1934. Under a journey from Oskarshamn to Västerås she was attacked by the Soviet submarine SHCH-323 17.October 1941, but both torpedoes missed the ship. She hit ground shortly after and sank the following morning. The wreck rest today on the west side of Landsort on a depth of 38 to 73 meter.

Former names:
Paula Faulbaum
Antares, Tolosa, Jorunn
279,0 x 40,1 x 18,2 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
1840 grt
Sunderland ( UK ) 1908
Stettin ( D )
58º 44' 89 N 17º 51' 62 E
( Source: Julijana Radakovitse )

Last updated: August 2019