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Unknown 8

Location

Mly

Position

61 55N 05 08E

Depth

50m+

Chart

O799

An unknown wreck is shown on the chart at this location. It is not clear from the chart whether it lies in air diving depths or not.

I have a report of the vessel Fechenheim hitting rocks S of Mly in 1955. She was formerly the 7800t 152 metre German auxiliary cruiser Widder, the only one to survive the war. It's far from clear that this is the charted wreck, but it would at least be worth doing a sonar search if you're in the area.

Links

Hilfskreuzer (Auxiliary Cruiser / Raider) - Widder