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||46N, 55.30W - Grid BB 6759|
|Complement||23 (23 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Ivigtut, Greenland (27 Feb) - Philadelphia|
|History||Completed in April 1905 |
|Notes on event|
On 6 Mar, 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 N.O. 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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