NORWEGEN August 2003

Bergen, Sognefjord, Florö, Nordfjord/Malöy

24- 31.08. - 7 days trip

Sunday, 24.08.2003

Arrival 1200 at Sola

Flakbattery Äsen

(military area) 6 * 8,8cm, 6 * OB for main armament, 1 x emplacement for firecontrol with Vf U-Std. reused and rebuild postwar, 3 * OB lei Fla, few baracks (map will follow)

Skadberg

(military area) HQ 1 * Undergroundsystem

Soma

Rs 241 with Pz 38 (t) turret

MKB Hundvaag

(military area) S 414 (!!!), 3 * M195 surrounded by concrete trenches with tobruks, 2 * 3 OB lei Fla, trenches and Mg-Posts, 1 * Vf searchlightbunker, 1 * Vf Unterstand connected to a trenchsystem, defended by an entry close-by-defence, post-war ammunition shelters, 2 * fieldguns (r) used by german troops

Grasholmen

1 * small undergroundsystem, no use of concrete, 1 * Rs 65a/OB 600 gone due to the construction of a new house

Solist

1 * undergroundsystem closed near the marina

Stavanger City:

Kvalaberg: 2 * VF Unterstand

MKB Grödheim

Measuring fire control post (VF), drawing will follow

Monday, 25.08.2003

Sola Airport (military area)

SK HQ, Rs 241 with 38 (t) turret, R 608, 8,8 cm Flak

Sola Seaplane area (military area)

SK HQ similar to the one on Sola airport

Underground system (concrete interior works) behind Museum

Strongpoint Basisberg

SK ? ,9 rooms, entrances like R 638, perhaps unknown Luftwaffe Regelbau

Bergen

Kaland south of Bergen near the E 39 2 * Vf U-Std.

SK Festning Bergenhuset, Hafenkommandant ?

HKB Tellevik

1 * 10,5 cm K332(f) + 1 * 10,5 cm SKC/32, 2 * OB, 1 * OB light Fla with 2 cm Flak 38, 2 * R 501, 1 * Vf U-Std., 1 * VF firecontrolpost, 1 * feldm. U-Std., 1 * 60 cm searchlight within emplacement, chassis of RSO (Raupenschlepper Ost), 1 * unknown light Flak

Tuesday, 26.08.2003

HKB 16/981 Risnes 4 * 10,5 K 332 (f) + 2 * 8,8 cm Flak (r), 1 * SK firecontrolpost connected to an underground system with two entrances (one sealed) and a 57P8 weapon position in the rocks, 1 * Rs with remains of the main armament, 3 * OB buried, 1 * OB 600, 1 * Rs 65a, 1 * Vf firecontrolpost, 2 * small undergroundsystem (no use of concrete), 1 * OB searchlight

HKB 15/981 Kirköen 4 * 10cm K17/04 1 * Vf firecontrolpost, 4 * OB for the main armament, 1 * OB 600, 1 * Rs 65a, 1 * feldm. MG-bunker (HWB like), minimum 5 baracks

TB Rutledal 2 * 45cm 1 x „Torpedohytta“

MKB 7/504 Sognefjord (military area) until 06/43 3 * 12 cm L/44, later 4 * 12,7cm SKC/34 Skoda, 1 * Vf firecontrolpost (local Regelbau), 4 * OB for the main armament, 6 * Vf U-Std., 1 * Rs 65a, 1 * OB searchlight, some original baracks            

HKB 14/981 Naesje 4 * 10cm K17/04 n.A., 1 * feldm. Firecontrolpost, 4 * OB for the main armament, 2 * feldm. U-Std.

HKB 13/981 Lammetun 4 * 10,5 K331 (f) –43; 4 * 10,5 K332 (f) 43-45

1 * SK firecontrolpost connected to an underground system with one entrance (concrete interior works) watertanks remaining inside, 4 * OB for main armament (each with two shelters for cartridges and sleeves), 1 * R 607, 2 * OB light Flak, 1 * undergroundsystem between the OB`s (just rocks), 1 * feldm. KWK emplacement (just rocks),

HKB 12/981 Furenaes until 05/43 4 * 10,5 cm K 331 (f), later 4 * 8,8cm ( r), 1 x SK firecontrolpost connected to an underground system with three entrances (concrete interior works) a lot of remaining stuff inside (each entrance is protected by an entrydefence (483P2) and a steeldoor (434P01)), 2 * OB for main armament, 1 * foundations for baracks

Wednesday, 27.08.2003

Florö WN Storasen

1 * R638/639, 1 * R 622, 1 * R 621 and Marinesignalstelle

HKB 5/981 Florö 6 * 15,5cm K 416 (f) 1 * SK firecontrolpost connected to an underground system with three entrances, 2 * OB for main armament (each with two shelters for cartridges and sleeves)(two K 416 (f) is still in place, 1 * undergroundsystem (just rocks) flooded after approximately 200 meters

Flak Zug  not found, probably within the airportarea

HKB 1/981 Zug Aspenes  3 * 10,5cm K (n) 3 * OB for main armament (each with two shelters for cartridges and sleeves), 1 * OB light Flak, 1 * Vf 7 filled up with original ammunition boxes, 1 * Rs 65a

HKB 4/981 Skarsten 4 * 10,5cm K 332 (f) 1 * foundations for SK firecontrolpost connected to an underground system with four entrances (interior works partly with concrete), 4 * OB for main armaments (one is half blown up, one is called „Thule“) with remains of the guns, 1 * Rs mortar, 1 * Rs connected to stairways and one small U-Std., 1 * feldm. U-Std.(HWB), 1 * OB searchlight, 1 * Rs 65a with remains of the 5 cm KWK, 2 * foundations of R 671, 2 * OB light Flak, 1 * Vf Pakgarage, 1 * OB Pak (r) 

Thursday, 28.08.2003

HKB 2/981 Halsör 4 * 10,5cm K331 (f), 4 * OB for main armament, 1 * feldm. Firecontrolpost, 3 * feldm. U-Std., 1 * feldm. OB for MG with parts of the mounting still in place,

Light Flak Zug on top of the hill south of the battery with 2 * OB light Flak, 2 * feldm. U-Std., 2 * feldm. OB, very small underground shelter in the rocks 

Mälöy

R 638 ( under Telenor building) NO access due to restrictions !!

R 676 only front visible

R 612 flanking wall is broken off

R 668 the 434P01 is located on the outside of the entrance, VF 51a and VF MG Post

Small underground shelter in the rocks for ammunition storage beside the road

Lille Malöy ( island )

2 ½ open emplacements, 1 * OB rangefinder, 1 * OB searchlight, 1 * MG Post

HKB 1/981 Osmundsvaag 4 * 15,5cm K 432 (b) 4 * OB for main armament (two of this with two shelters for cartridges and sleeves), 1 * feldm. Firecontrolpost, 2 * feldm. U-Std., 1 x OB searchlight, trenchsystem

HKB 3/981 Vemelsvik 4 * 10,5cm K 331 (f) 1 * foundations for SK firecontrolpost (blown out of the rock) connected to an underground system with three entrances (just rocks), 2 * OB light Flak, 2 * OB KWK, 2 * OB light Flak, 4 * OB for main armament, 1 * feldm. U-Std., 1 * R 667 (just take the easy way!)

TB Angelshaug MAA504 2 * 45cm 1 x Torpedohytta

HKB 6/981 Blaali 4 * 15,5cm K 331 (f) 3 * OB for main armament, 1 * feldm. Firecontrolpost, 1 * feldm. U-Std., 1 * feldm. U-Std. ammunition

Friday, 29.08.2003

MFlaBttr 2/702 Ervik 4 * 10,5cm SKC /32 + 3 * 4cm Bofors 1 * undergroundsystem with one forward and one rear entrance (just rocks) leading to all Flak emplacements and the firecontrolpost without connection to the surface, 4 x OB FlaK similar to Rs 274 (not finished), 1 * feldm. Firecontrolpost with 48P8, 2 * OB leiFla on the cliffs

HKB 38/976 Eltevik 6 * 15,5cm K 416(f) 1 * feldm. Firecontrolpost, 3 * feldm. OB lei Fla, 6 * feldm. OB for main armament (two times half demolished due to road construction), 1 * undergroundsystem connecting one OB for main armament with the rear tunnel entrance, 1 * Rs 65a + Vf 51a + HWB

HKB 37/976 Kobbervik 4 * 10,5cm K 331 (f) (seems to become a Krigsminnemerker, drawing is placed on a sign, bushes are cut down) 1 * feldm. Firecontrolpost with 7P7 as roofprotection, 4 * OB for main armament (each connected to both sides with tunnels and small shelters, 3 * Lafettenreste), 1 * OB mortar/Mg, 1 x Rs 65a + Vf 51a + HWB (only the barrel of the 5 cm KWK is gone)

Flakzug Äaram 1 * OB (just rocks)

HKB 36/976 Äram 4 * 10,5cm k 331 (f) 1 * feldm. Firecontrolpost, 4 * OB for main armament each with two HWB for cartridges and sleeves ( Lafettenreste)(one is partly demolished due to road constructions), 1 x OB searchlight / former main armament?, 1 * HWB, 1 * Vf U-Std.

MKB 9/504 Nordfjord 2 * 13 cm KL/50 (r) + 1 * 13cm KL/55 (r,) 1 * Vf firecontrolpost (standard type, see MKB 7./504 Sognefjord), 3 * OB for main armament each with HWB for cartridges and sleeves (nice camouflage)(1 * 13cm K L/50 completely saved, one half scrapped) , 3 * OB searchlight (remains of searchlight still there), 1 * Vf Peilstd., 1 * OB for 7,6 cm Bofors gun (gun still there), 1 * Vf U-Std. connected to a Rs (Tobruk), 2 * feldm. Mg-Post near the harbor, 1 * big barack foundation, 10 * Vf U-Std (standardtype)

Saturday, 30.08.2003

Krakenes Fyr  Freya (?) Radar site 1 * OB radar, 1 * Vf U-Std., 1 x Underground system

HKB 17/981 Klaevold Sognefjord 4 * 10,5 cm K 331 (f) 1 * SK firecontrolpost, 4 * OB for main armament (remains of the turntable for the guns) each with two HWB, 1 * OB for the rear defence (just rocks), baracks foundations

Sunday, 31.08.2003

Stavanger Ranadaberg “Höhe 69“

Military area 1 * M 152 (postwar used), 1 * undergroundsystem (concrete with entrance defences), 1 x Vf U-Std., outside the fence trenchsystem with one Vf U-Std with emergency exit

Flying home !

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