Days after the accident, the ship sunk deeper into the water, and the hull disappeared beneath the icy waves. Norway's ministry of defence has not yet reported whether there are plans to lift the frigate from where it rests and repair the craft.
WATCH Norwegian Frigate Helge Ingstad Completely Disappear Under Water
13:46 GMT 13.11.2018 (Updated: 16:37 GMT 13.11.2018)
© REUTERS / Jakob Ostheim/Norwegian Coastal AdministrationA shipwrecked Norwegian navy frigate "KNM Helge Ingstad" is seen in this Norwegian Coastal Administration handout picture in Oygarden, Norway, November 13, 2018
The ship collided with a tanker while returning from the NATO Trident Juncture strategic exercise in Hordaland County. The tanker put a big hole in the starboard side of the frigate at the waterline and the warship started to take on water. The crew was forced to abandon the vessel.