British Steam merchant
|Completed||1924 - Frederikshavns Vaerft & Flydedok A/S, Frederikshavn|
|Owner||Ellerman´s Wilson Line Ltd, Hull|
|Date of attack||25 Feb 1945||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-2322 (Fridtjof Heckel)|
|Position||55.50N, 01.32W - Grid AN 5154|
|Complement||26 (5 dead and 21 survivors).|
|Route||Leith - London|
|History||Completed in February 1924 as Danish Egholm for Det Forenede D/S (DFDS), Copenhagen. 1940 taken over by Britain and transferred to the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT). |
|Notes on event|
On 25 Feb, 1945, the Egholm (Master K.S. Kristensen) in convoy FS-1739 was torpedoed and sunk by U-2322 southeast of Holy Island. Two crew members and three gunners were lost. The master and 20 crew members landed in Tyne.
|On board||We have details of 7 people who were on board.|
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