Record Details

NHER Number:18771
Type of record:Maritime
Name:World War Two wreck

Summary

The wreck of the Norwegian ship Fikhaug, which was torpedoed by an E-boat in 1941, is marked on an Admiralty chart of 1957.

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Location

Parish:NORTH SEA, -, NORFOLK

Full description

Wreck.
Marked on Admiralty chart 1957 as at 53 degrees 05' north, 1 degree 21' east.
E. Rose (NAU), 28 January 1983.

Norwegian SS Fikhaug, torpedoed by E-boat 7 September 1941.
Eye-witnesses reported ship disintegrated, sinking immediately. Foul located 1963.
See details in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 30 January 1984.

Monument Types

  • WRECK (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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