Sundbåt ('sound boat')

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Sundbåt ('sound boat'). These boats started connecting the islands in 1876 and this is claimed to be the world's oldest continued public transport system. Although the islands are now connected by bridges and the number of boat passengers is far lower than it once was, the boats are still operating. In the background the Nordlandet church built 1912/14. There are few old buildings in Kristiansund because during the German invasion in April 1940 a large fraction of the town was destroyed by bombing – hunting for the fleeing King and Government.

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