DS Kong Ring

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Year built: 1929
Length: 82,5 meters
Tonnage: 1'994 BRT
Date sunk: 26.12.1941

Built by Nyland Mek.Verksted, Kristiania / Oslo in 1929 for “Det Søndenfjelds Norske D/S”. Minestruck on december 26th 1941 while traveling from Burfjord to Narvik with 300 german troops pluss a crew of 30. Some sources claims the sinking was in 1944 – and the number of survivors also listed as both 1 and 8.

ATD diving at DS Kong Ring in 2006:

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