Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Norway not modernizing old armoured ships according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1935 no. 2


An item referred to the magazine Schiffbau dated 1 December 1924 reporting that Norway cancelled the modernisation of the old armoured ships Harald Haarfrage, Tordenskjold, Norge and Eidsvold. Instead was the minelayer Olav Tryggvarson built.(1)

1. Harald Haarfrage (1896) and her sister ship Tordenskjold (1896) were coastal defence ships succeeded by the Eisdsvold-class coastal defence ships Eidsvold and Norge.