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Shipwrek From world war 2 located in Norway.

Discussion in 'Germany at Sea!' started by Bendik, Sep 20, 2017.

  1. Bendik

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    Crete Joist was built in the United Kingdom in the early 1900. The ship is made out of concrete do to a shortage of steel in Europe during the first decades of the 1900. In her early days during world war 1, she is rumored to have transported dead soldiers back to England from the trenches of the western front. In the 1920 she was sold to Norway, and was used to ship cargo, mainly stone and minerals along the coast. After the outbreak of world war 2, and the occupation of Norway, the germans seized the ship, and used it to ship coal between Trondheim and Ålesund. The last chapter of Crete Joists story is set during a winter storm in 1943. Either She struck a mine, or the crew lost control in the rough sea, either way she ended up stranded in a fjord between Trondheim and Ålesund, the german army tried to pull her out and even tried to blow her up, but still today she rests unmoved on the very same stones as .
     

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