Paula Faulbaum

Sweden,Baltic Sea

Antares was laid down at Graham Osbourne & Co in Sunderland and launched in 1908 for a Norwegian company. She changed name and owners several times before she ended up as Paula Faulbaum for the 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 next morning. The wreck rest on the west side of Landsort on a depth of 38 to 73 meter.

Former names:
Paula Faulbaum
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 )

Picture: Paula Faulbaum
  From video by David Anderson

Last updated: August 2019