|Country of origin:
||Inland sea, Väinameri
||59:06.128 N 23:01.780 E
||The steamer Linnea was originally built in Stockholm on the Lindberg slip in 1892 as a cruise- and cargo ship, but it was mobilised on 14 August 1914 to the Russian Baltic fleet and was rebuilt as minesweeper no. 1.
|Story of Sinking:
||Was lost on the Baltic Sea during WWI. Linnea hit a mine at the N part of Hari Kurk on 16 September 1915.
||Displacement 740 tons, length 56.53 meters, width 8.24 meters.
|Description of Location:
||ca 5 miles NW from Vormsi Island, at a depth of 15 meters.
|Resource Links & Literature:
||Harjula, M. 2010. Itämeri 1914-1921: Itämeren laivastot maailmansodassa sekä Venäjän vallankumouksissa ja sisällissodassa. Norderstdt, 230. Kirejev, I.A. 1939. Tralenie v Baltiiskom more v voinu 1914-1917. Leningrad.
||The divers of Estonian Maritime Museum's diving club Viikar went to the wreck in 1997 and lifted a 47 mm gun which is exhibited at the Seaplane Harbour (Estonian Maritime Museum).
||The wreck has been marked on sea charts since it was lost.
||The first divers to visit the wreck in the 1980s were from Leningrad's war history club "Pamjat Baltiki".