Tag Archives: Shipwreck

“Maud” returns to Norway

The wreck of Maud near Cambridge Bay in Canada’s Nunavut province. The Maud was built to sail through the Northwest Passage, but the expedition did not go as planned. It sank in 1930, and is set to return to Norway in 2013. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Norwegian group cleared to bring home Roald Amundsen’s boat in 2013 from Canada It’s been nearly 100 years since the polar expedition ship Maud set sail from Norway, and the ship is slated to return in 2013. Named for Queen Maud of Norway, the ship Maud was built in 1916 for Roald Amundsen’s second expedition to the ...

Norwegian survey system locates U.S. tug boat missing for thirty years

Using KONGSBERG's single beam echosounder EA400, Northwestern Michigan College's Great Lakes Water Studies Institute (GLWSI) is spearheading the first effort to map the bottom of Grand Traverse Bay in 80 years. The endeavor has already pinpointed the location of the shipwreck Lauren Castle, which sank Nov. 5, 1980 off Lee Point near Suttons Bay in water ...