Denmark,Baltic Sea

The coastal freighter Flying Irishman was built by Indus Scheepsweft de Nord NV in Rotterdam, and was launched in 1932. She was sold sold six years later and renamed to Tromp, and from 1940 she sailed for the company J.C Smit Alblasserdam in Rotterdam. She survived the second world war, but under a journey from Holland to Denmark she hit a mine outside Langeland 9. December 1946. Her bow was literally blown to pieces and she quickly went down in the deep. Today the wreck rest on a depth of 25 to 30 meterw 2,5 nautical miles southeast of Langeland.

Former names:
Flying Irishman
48,9 x 7,6 m
Tons: Built: Home Port:
391 grt
Rotterdam ( NL ) 1932
Rotterdam ( NL )
GPS (ED50): 54:41,600 10:45,210
( Source: Vragguiden )

Last updated: April 2018