Coastal defence ship of the Eidsvold class
|Navy||The Royal Norwegian Navy|
|Type||Coastal defence ship|
|Built by||Armstrong Whitworth & Co., Ltd. (Elswick), Newcastle upon Tyne, England, U.K.)|
|Launched||14 Jun 1900|
|Commissioned||29 Mar 1901|
|Lost||9 Apr 1940|
Eidsvold (Capt. Odd Isaachsen Willoch) was torpedoed and sunk at Narvik during the German invasion of Norway by torpedoes from the German destroyer Z 21 / Wilhelm Heidkamp. 175 of the crew went down with the ship, there were only 6 survivors. Captain Willoch's last words "Nå skal vi sloss gutter", "Now we shall fight lads" is a famous slogan in Norway.
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