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Turisten is a steam ship built at Nyland mechanical workshop in
Chrisiania (Oslo) in 1887. It was served as a passenger on the Halden
Canal from 1887 to 1963.
In 1967 it was sunk in Femsjøen. In 1997, of which 30 years later, the
hull was raised and then it has been moved to Stathelle for
restoration until June 2009.
From June 2009 she was towed from Stathelle to Halden for the great
festival where she was launched 42 years after she sank.
After many decades, she goes back to serve as a steam ship again.