Odin – Wreck Narvik

On May 9, 1944, the cargo ship D/S Odin struck a mine near Narvik harbor and sank within minutes, resulting in the loss of over 60 lives.

She was built in 1928 at Nordseewerke in Emden, Germany, the ship measured 131 x 18 meters with a tonnage of 5,806 GRT. Powered by a 252 HK compound steam engine, it could reach speeds of 14.5 knots.

The wreck, lying at 68-75 meters depth.

Divers check the machine gun on the Odin wreck in Narvik
Diving in Narvik with Divenarvik. Photo credit: Simon Kenttä @Diving_Dr