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Heim

Location

NE side of Seløy

Position

60º 40.016´N 04° 48.945´E

Depth

stern 12-16m bow 37m

Chart

M778

The Heim was a 115brt steamer, 30m long, built in Norway in 1903. She ran aground in January 1942 and subsequently broke in two.

The stern section lies upside down at 12-16m on a kelp covered rocky slope on the W side of the reef (which runs roughly N-S). Below this is a vertical wall from 20-30m. At the foot of the wall there is a gentle sand slope. The bow section lies with a 30 degree list, sunk into a partly weed-filled scour surrounded by white sand. The bow section is roughly due W of the stern. The wreck is not easy to locate on an echo sounder. The bow makes the best sonar target but is small, whilst the stern section is hard to distinguish from the reef it lies on.

[Fotografi av Heim]

Foto utlånt av Didrik Vea

Links

http://home.eunet.no/~atleto/vrak/vrak.htm

http://www.skovheim.org/located/hordaland/heim/heim.html