Greenlandic Steam merchant
|Completed||1905 - Burmeister & Wain´s Maskin & Skibsbyggeri A/S, Copenhagen|
|Owner||Grönlands Styreise, Copenhagen|
|Date of attack||6 Mar 1942||Nationality: Greenlandic|
|Fate||Sunk by U-587 (Ulrich Borcherdt)|
|Position||46° 00'N, 55° 30'W - Grid BB 6759|
|Complement||24 (24 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Ivigtut, Greenland (27 Feb) - Philadelphia|
|History||Completed in April 1905 |
|Notes on event|
On 6 March 1942 U-587 torpedoed and sank a ship reported to be a camouflaged Greenland patrol vessel named Hawse Gude, but this must have been Hans Egede (Master Niels Oluf Christian Petersen) which was reported missing in Canadian waters since 4 March.
|On board||We have details of 24 people who were on board.|
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