The German torpedo boat ALBATROS seen here wrecked and partly submerged after running aground on the Gyren reef, near Bolaerne, at the entrance to the Oslo fjord. The photograph was taken about June/July 1940, as it is visible that all guns and other equipment like searchlights etc. has been removed
The German torpedo boat Albatros seen here during a training sortie together with other torpedo boats in the Baltic Sea, in the 1930s.
The ALBATROS (923 ts / 1290 ts) belonged to the Raubvogel-class, comprising 6 ships, all named after birds of prey. She was launched on 15 July 1926 by the Reichsma
The photograph shows the small German museum steamer lying high and dry next to the marina entrance of the modern Baltic Sea resort Ostseebad Damp (formerly Damp 2000) in Schleswig-Holstein.
The Albatros (214 grt/98 nrt) was launched in March 1912 by the Papenburger Schiffswerft und Maschinenfabrik