Ålesund to Bud and Norway in WW-II

After 6 days moored in central Ålesund it was time to leave singlehanded heading north for Kristiansund(70Nm). Reaching the open coastline of Hustadvika I met heavy headwinds and plowing through heavy headseas was not an option for me singlehanded ,making me turn back and moore in the little fishingvillage of Bud.
Here by chance I found the fortress of Ergan built by the Germans during WW-II. Ergan fortress was armed with 15,5 cm artillery used against enemy warships and loads of these artillery batteries were built along the Norwegain coastline as part of Hitlers "Festung Europa" and the Atlantic Wall. The fortress was bombed several times by Royal Airforce during the war,but being well camouflaged the bombs only caused civilian casualties in the village of Bud.

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