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Operation Leader
Johannes S. Andersen Northrop N-3PB SS Empire Endurance Halvdan Koht SS Kommandøren
Trygg class torpedo boat HNoMS Heimdal (1892) Battle of Dombås Battle of Ronaldsway Willis Lent HNoMS Sæl Ivan Sidorenko HNoMS Honningsvåg HNoMS Kjell Kjeld Stub Irgens Anne Margrethe Strømsheim Marinens Flyvebaatfabrikk M.F.12 Marinens Flyvebaatfabrikk M.F.8 Marinens Flyvebaatfabrikk M.F.10 Marinens Flyvebaatfabrikk M.F.9 Castle Rushen Odd Isaachsen Willoch Joachim Rønneberg Arne Sunde SS Sanct Svithun SS Irma (1905) SS Henry Fredrik Kayser SS Dronning Maud (1925) Gunnar Heiberg Lauritz Sand SS Barøy (1929) Hans Gabrielsen Ehrhardt 7.5 cm Model 1901 Lillebil Ibsen Skorpa prisoner of war camp SS Bergensfjord Lise Lindbæk Norman Lind Odd Starheim Johannes S. Andersen Gerda Grepp Kristian Welhaven Landsverk L-120 Hjalmar Welhaven Odd Lindbäck-Larsen Marinens Flyvebaatfabrikk M.F.1
Marinens Flyvebaatfabrikk M.F.2 Marinens Flyvebaatfabrikk M.F.3 Kristian Laake Lom prisoner of war camp HNoMS Tor (1939) MS Palatia (1928) HMY Alexandra SS Vigrid Turtagrø Marinens Flyvebaatfabrikk M.F.4 Marinens Flyvebaatfabrikk M.F.5 Marinens Flyvebaatfabrikk M.F.7 Marinens Flyvebaatfabrikk M.F.6 Kristian Løken SS Nordnorge (1923) HNoMS Storm (1898) MTB 345 Capture of Egersund Capture of Arendal SS Sirius (1885) SS Kommandøren Mona Røkke Nansenflua City Nord HNoMS Brand (1898) Caesar Hull Rolf Hauge Altenhus Fortress Birger Fredrik Motzfeldt Hans Aasnæs Kristian Krefting SS Bosnia (1898) Anna Karoline Thorleiv Røhn MS Sinfra MV Norsel (1945) Sakura Hauge Operation Leader Kari Løvaas Eriksen M/25 Thomas Hjalmar Westgård Niels Larsen Bruun
Bjarne Keyser Barth
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Background [edit]

This user comes from Norway.
This user is a Norseman.
This user is of multiple ancestries.

This user has visited 20 of the 208 countries in the world.

This user has set foot in 2 continents of the world.
This user has never left the Northern Hemisphere.
This user grew up in the suburbs.
Indep homeThis user lives on his own.
This user doesn't like crowded cites.


♂This user is male.
This user is mixed-handed.
This user is a Taurean.
This user does not smoke.
"No smoking" sign with text This user supports the ban on smoking in public places.
Cannabis prohibited signThis user is drug-free.
This user is straight
but not narrow.

This user identifies as a friend of one or more lesbian, gay or bisexual people.
This user supports heterosexual and homosexual marriages. Against gay marriage? Don't get one. Problem solved.
This user accepts evolution as a biological fact.
This user has arranged for organ donation; have you?
This user wears glasses.
This user is old enough to remember what a typewriter is, and that's all you need to know.
This user remembers using
a rotary dial telephone.
This user remembers VHS. ±
This user still remembers these.
This user has no understanding of time and does everything at the last minute.
This user has a driver's license.
This user loves to read.
This user is a bibliophile.
This user prefers
This user enjoys reading Biographies.
This user firmly believes that this is a better world because of the presence of dogs.
This user is interested in maps.
This user watches videos on YouTube.

This user is interested in the military.
This user is interested in naval warfare.
This user is interested in aerial warfare.
This user is interested in military history.
This user is interested in military aircraft and their history.
This user is interested in tanks.
This user is interested in
World War II
This user is interested in the Napoleonic Wars.
This user is interested in his local history.

This user is interested in the
Middle Ages.
This user is interested in the Crusades.
This user is interested in naval history.
This user likes SHIPS. A lot.
This user prefers the metric system.
It is approximately 7:10 PM where this user lives (Norway).
This user believes that the meaning of life is to live a happy life.
This user puts up a real Christmas tree, not an artificial one.
This user was Baptised at birth.
This user is not religious.
This user is probably going to Hel.

Education and academical background[edit]

PhD(c)This user is a doctoral student in History.
MAThis user has a Master of Arts degree in History.
BAThis user has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History.
LU This user attends, or has attended, Lund University
E This user is, or has been, an Erasmus student
This user has two academic degrees.
Hist This user is a Historian.
This user is interested in history.
This user is a history buff.
This user considers themselves self-educated.
This user loves knowledge.


This user has published a book.
This user has written books, novels or plays that have been published.
BOOKThis user is working on publishing a book.


This user supports sustainable living.
This user is interested in environmentalism.
This user admires all expressions of nature.
This user hopes we can Save the Amazon Rainforest.
This user wants to stop
global warming.
This user recycles waste when possible.
This user is interested in regiving.
This user supports public transit.
This user is a bicyclist.
ORGThis user would rather eat
organic food
than tampered-with food
This user does not consume GM foods.
This user likes both warm weather and cold weather.


This user is a constitutional monarchist.
This user is an advocate of democracy.
This user finds censorship offensive.
EEA This user is opposed to
Fax Democracy
This user is against the Euro.
This user never wastes a vote.
? This user follows his/her own political ideals.
This user feels that letting oneself be struck with terror by terrorists means actually doing most of their job for them.
This user is against
strict gun control.
This user believes that the death penalty is vengeance, not justice.
This user believes the world would be a better place if everyone had access to a quality, free education.
This user supports
universal health care.
PC This user is pro-choice.
NATOThis user supports NATO.
This user supports the troops.
This user would like a stable Iraq.
This user is interested in politics.
According to The Political Compass this user is:
Economic Left (−7.38) and
Social Libertarian (−4.36)
According to the World's Smallest Political Quiz, this user is* a Political Liberal
(Personal Freedom: 60; Economic Freedom: 10).
This user knows that
Facts Matter
This user believes that Conservapedia is about as trustworthy as North Korea is democratic.

Food and drinks[edit]

This user enjoys cooking.
This user enjoys sampling cuisines from all over the world.
This user is an omnivore.
This user thinks healthy food is vital to mental health.
This user eats fish.
This user eats potatoes.
This user loves eating carrots.
This user eats sushi.
This user eats chocolate.
This user likes
Chocolate Chip Cookies.
This user likes waffles.
This user likes the taste of coffee, not cream / sugar /
hazelnut / what have you.
This user likes
Starbucks Coffee.
This user drinks so much milk, his bones can cut diamonds.
This user drinks tap water regularly.
This user drinks tea.
This user drinks green tea.
This user believes that you should never put milk in with the tea bag.
This user drinks Single malt whisky. Ahh...malt.
This user prefers Islay malts.
This user drinks beer.
This user drinks


This user enjoys collecting and using Firearms.
This User has an interest in Weaponry
This user enjoys
pistol shooting.
This user enjoys rifle shooting.
This user is a hunter.
This user is interested in Primitive skills.
This user enjoys hiking.
This user likes walking by the
This user enjoys geocaching.
This user enjoys photography.
This user takes photographs with Olympus equipment
This user is interested in retrocomputing.
This user built his own PC.
This user is interested in
coin collecting.
This user is interested in numismatics.
This user is notaphilist
This user believes people who attach postage stamps with sticky tape should be hung, drawn and quartered.

My travels[edit]

This user has visited 20 of the 208 countries in the world.

This user has set foot in 2 continents of the world.
This user has visited 2 of the 6 European microstates2
This user has never left the Northern Hemisphere.
This user has visited Africa.
This user wants to visit Antarctica.
This user enjoys travelling.
This user enjoys traveling by ship.
Born and raised: Norway
Lived for months: Scania
Spent week(s): Sweden Finland Mallorca Denmark England Gibraltar Austria Switzerland Iceland
Days: Scotland Isle of Man Rome Belgium Dorset Malta Guernsey
Hours: Andalusia Ceuta Vatican City France The Netherlands Gozo Cambridgeshire Sark Murmansk Oblast
Places I would like to visit some day: Faroe Islands Shetland Orkney Outer Hebrides Ireland Falkland Islands South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Pitcairn Islands Åland Islands Bornholm Alderney Jersey Herm Cornwall Isles of Scilly Devon Wales Northern Ireland Saint Helena Ascension Island Tristan da Cunha New Zealand Tasmania Australia Liechtenstein Canada Saint Pierre and Miquelon Bermuda United States Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands Montserrat Anguilla Israel San Marino Andorra Monaco British Indian Ocean Territory French Southern and Antarctic Lands Aruba Sint Maarten Curaçao Cyprus Akrotiri and Dhekelia Tuvalu Cayman Islands Turks and Caicos Islands Saint Kitts and Nevis Cocos (Keeling) Islands British Antarctic Territory Wake Island United States
Plundered from Travellingcari who borrowed from RodW who purloined from Trident13 who shimmied it away from Bucketsofg who plagiarized it from Grutness who lifted idea from Moriori who half-inched from Calton who nicked it from Salsb who stole it from Guettarda who borrowed it from White Cat


This user enjoys country music.
This user believes Bagpipes are
underused and underappreciated.
Music of the common peopleThis user enjoys folk music.
This user is a fan of Country Music.
This user enjoys heavy metal music.


This user is a fan of Waylon Jennings.
This user is a fan of Willie Nelson.
This user is a fan of Kris Kristofferson.
This user is a fan of Johnny Cash
This user is a fan of
Hank Williams.


Black crow 16 shells from a thirty-ought-six whittles
this user into kindlin'
BBThis user loves the Beastie Boys.
R This user loves The Ramones.
GNRThis user loves Guns N' Roses.
This user respects The Boss.
EnyaThis user knows Flora's Secret
And also knows that Enya's birthday is 17th May
BGThis user is Stayin' Alive.
MöHThis user is a fan of Motörhead.
This user is the one,
they like all our pretty songs,
and they like to sing along,
and they like to shoot their gun.
This user's machine kills fascists.
LSThis user's as free as a bird, now.
This user sees the answers blowin’ in the wind.
WZThis user lives in Splindid Isolation
This user is Big in Japan


This user named his rifle Charlene.
This user knows that life is about one shot... one shot.

PULP The truth're the weak, and I'm the tyranny of evil men. But I'm tryin' Ringo...I'm tryin' REAL HARD to be the shepherd.
This user accepts the alias Pink.
This user is a fan of Quentin Tarantino's films.
LOTR This user loves The Lord of the Rings book series and film trilogy, but not the 1978 animated film.
RThis user loves horror films, but hates torture films.
This user loves documentaries.
This user prefers HD DVD over Blu-ray Disc
This user despises 3-D films.


This user has a television set.
This user dislikes commercials that happen during TV shows and movies and finds them annoying
This user prefers cable television over satellite television.
This user has a
cunning plan, my lord.
ΔTPΔThis user likes a DAMN fine cup of coffee!
fireflyThey can't take the sky away from this user.
BtVS This user helped Buffy blow up Sunnydale High.
This user is a Hard Core Nut Ball Xenite.
HThis user believes that everybody lies.
entourageThis user says "Lets hug it out, bitches."
This user wants a Fish Nightlight like Sheldon's from The Big Bang Theory.
This user demands you
respect my authoritah!
FGThis user thinks Family Guy is freakin' sweet.
This user digs Time Team.
TGThis user wonders what time the Stig would clock in a Dacia Sandero.
newsThe only reality show this user watches is the news.
Entertainment is a commodity.
News is a right.
DThis user watches
DAThis user is a fan of Dad's Army
QIThis user is Quite Interesting.
This user thinks Parks & Recreation is way better than The Office.


NETThis user listens to radio over the Internet.
FMThis user has an FM radio.
This user listens to
BBC World Service.


NewspaperThis user reads newspapers.
This user enjoys reading magazines.
TThis user reads Time Magazine.


WebcomicsThis user reads webcomics.


This user plays Risk.
CNThis user's alignment is Chaotic Neutral: the "Free Spirit."
VTMThis user is a member of Clan Brujah and is likely an anarchist.
This user plays Axis & Allies.
Diff NoneThis user watches recorded game-sessions.
This user likes to play strategy games on a computer.
This user is a fan of
first-person shooters.
This user prefers to play games on a PC.
This user owns a Game Boy.


nbDenne brukeren har norsk som morsmål, og skriver bokmål.
en-3This user can contribute with an advanced level of English.
de-1Dieser Benutzer hat grundlegende Deutschkenntnisse.
sv-2Denna användare har kunskaper på mellannivå i svenska.
da-2Denne brugers kendskab til dansk er på mellemniveau.
UKThis user uses British English.
This user understands the difference between England and the United Kingdom
...This user would like to be able to speak more languages.
This user does not understand the International Phonetic Alphabet.
This user employs a more formal style of writing in articles than in talk pages.


This user has been a Proud Wikipedian since 16 June 2005.
This user has been on Wikipedia for 18 years, 5 months and 14 days.
This editor is not an administrator and does not wish to be one.
This editor is a
Master Editor II
and is entitled to display this
Platinum Editor Star.
This editor is an Auspicious Looshpah and is entitled to display this Book of All Knowledge with Secret Appendix.
This user has been editing Wikipedia for more than ten years.
This user has created a global account. Manxruler's main account is on Wikipedia (in English).
This user is one of the 2000 most active English Wikipedians of all time.
1,135As of last count, this user is #1135 of active Wikipedians.
 1135 The highest rank which this user achieved was #1135 in the list of Wikipedians by number of edits
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evenThis editor is an eventualist.
UARThis editor believes that account creation should not be required on Wikipedia.
Quality, not quantity.This user believes that a user's edit count does not necessarily reflect on the value of their contributions to Wikipedia.
This user believes date-autoformatting is like lipstick on a pig.
This user prefers to leave redlinks, in the hope they will be filled, and has been known to fill them.
Bah!This user can't be bothered joining any WikiProjects.
Wikimedia Commons logoThis user has a userpage on Wikimedia Commons.
This user believes free images should be moved to the Commons.
This user has contributed 542 images to Wikipedia and Commons.
This user enjoys the
Picture of the Day.¤
This user has written or significantly contributed to 1 A-class article.
This user helped promote the article Operation Leader to A-Class article status.
This user has helped promote 5 good articles on Wikipedia.
This user has written or expanded 85 articles featured in the Did You Know section on the Main Page.
This user has contributed 5 pictures featured in the Did you know... section on the Main Page.
This user has been awarded 6 Barnstars on Wikipedia.
This user has given 12 barnstar(s) to others.
55,000+This user has made more than 55,000 contributions to Wikipedia.
59,000+This user has made over 59,000 contributions to Wikimedia projects.
This user has created 53 articles on Wikipedia.
WP:RS This user believes in using
Reliable Sources.
<ref>This user recognizes the importance of citing sources.
<ref>This user would like to see everyone using inline citations. Please...
Please Sign Your Posts
This editor thinks that all articles should have an infobox.
<sum>:1This user believes that every edit should have a summary.
YOUThis user dies a little inside whenever they see the word you in an article.
This user terminates unquoted ellipses on sight. This is not your blog. We end sentences properly.
’sThis user understands that apostrophe's apostrophes are for possession and contraction, not pluralization.
This user absolutely hates redirects and has to fix any one he sees.
This user favours {{lang}} template.
This user is bold, but not reckless, in updating pages.
Wikipedia is not censored.
This user is against DRM.
VEManxruler does not
support VisualEditor's
WYSIWYG appearance.
This user finds edit/revert wars disruptive.
This user does not understand mean people. Please be nice.
This user is polite and expects others to act accordingly.
This user is against advertisements on Wikipedia.
trivia This user hates trivia sections in articles.
This user thinks articles about large U.S. cities should be titled simply "City", not "City, State".
. TheThis user does not put two spaces after a full stop.
A, B and CThis user prefers not to use the serial comma.
This user contributes using a laptop.
This user contributes using Firefox.
This user contributes using Windows 7 Home Premium.


Did you know? has been updated with facts from the following articles, which you created or substantially expanded:

Updated DYK query

Number 2 (spacing)

Useful pages[edit]


The Norwegian Barnstar of National Merit 
For your fine contributions to Norwegian articles and Norwegian military history in particular. Inge 10:41, 1 October 2007 (UTC)

The Copyeditor's Barnstar
For copyeditting USS New Jersey (BB-62), the Mainpage Featured Article for October 15, 2008, I herby present you with The Copyeditor's Barnstar. Keep up the good work! TomStar81 (Talk) 01:52, 15 October 2008 (UTC)

Norwegian Barnstar of National Merit: Grand Star 
For your extended history of superior contributions to Norwegian articles it is my honor to award you the Norwegian Barnstar of National Merit with Grand Star. Skål - Williamborg (Bill) 04:36, 19 February 2009 (UTC)

WikiProject Ships Barnstar
Awarded to Manxruler for his excellent work in bringing the SS Empire Endurance article up to GA class. I laid the foundation, but I couldn't have done it without you! Mjroots (talk) 21:12, 21 March 2012 (UTC)

The Minor Barnstar
Such is the nature of most your edits, but the major edits are highly and equally appreciated! Geschichte (talk) 09:51, 3 June 2012 (UTC)

The Barnstar of Diligence
Thank you very much for identifying my mistakes and letting me fix them...........Greatly appreciated! ƬheStrikeΣagle sorties 05:47, 4 July 2013 (UTC)
Military history service award
On behalf of the Milhist coordinators, you are hereby awarded the WikiChevrons for reviewing a total of one Milhist article at either PR, GAN, ACR or FAC during the period July to September 2016. Thank you for your ongoing support of Wikipedia's reviewing processes. Regards, AustralianRupert (talk) 12:37, 12 October 2016 (UTC)
Awesome gems[edit]

Norwegian people
Thank you, historian, for quality articles on people in history, such as resistance fighterJohannes S. Andersen], and for sharing your fascination with ships such as SS Empire Endurance, - you are an awesome Wikipedian!

--Gerda Arendt (talk) 06:56, 29 April 2013 (UTC)

The 25 DYK Medal
Well done Manxruler. Such a Norwegian eclectic contribution to the DYK project. Biographies, motor torpedo boats ... etc Lots of contributions. Thank you from me and the wiki. Not bad for someone on wikibreak. Happy yuletide from me and the Nesse Victuallers (talk) 21:47, 1 December 2009 (UTC)

The 50 DYK Creation and Expansion Medal
You broaden our horizon for Norway's people and ships! Looking forward to more discoveries in that field, Gerda Arendt (talk) 09:55, 14 June 2011 (UTC)