#Sightseeing | #Tromsø |#Tirpitz wreck visit | Princess Emi

Today we visit the battleship #Tirpitz wreck during our 3 Islands sightseeing from Tromsø

Our guests from Tsjekkia wanted to visit this old German Battleship wreck from the war period in Norway,

03 April 1944: At 0528 hours, the Tirpitz is attacked by 40 bombers from the carriers Victorious, Furious, Emperor, Searcher, Fencer, and Pursuer. The ship is hit by 10 bombs of 225 kg and 4 of 775 kg. The damage is heavy and casualties amount to 122 dead and 316 wounded. At 0636 there is a second wave with no success. Ammunition expended: 506 x 10.5cm, 400 x 3.7cm, and 8,260 x 2cm projectiles.

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#sightseeing | #Tromsø |#Tirpitz visit | Princees Emi

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Posted on 7. August 2016, in Princess Emi, sightseeing and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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