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Athen (meaning Athens in several languages, including German, Norwegian and Danish) is the name of two German merchant ships:

  • SS Athen (1893), German merchant ship lost off Portland Bill in the English Channel in 1906, and now a dive site
  • SS Athen (1936), German merchant ship that survived the attack that sank the SS Cap Arcona in 1945; afterwards registered in the USSR as the General Brusilow and from 1947 in Poland as the Waryński.