Faroese Steam trawler
|Completed||1916 - Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley|
|Owner||S.J. Ellefsen & M.J. Mortensen, Midvaag|
|Date of attack||7 Mar 1942||Nationality: Faroese|
|Fate||Sunk by U-701 (Horst Degen)|
|Position||Grid AE 8265|
|Complement||21 (21 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Faroes - Fishing grounds off Iceland|
Completed in September 1916 as St. Hubert (H 493) for St. Andrew´s Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hull. 1939 sold to the Faroe Islands and renamed Nyggjaberg (VA 82).
|Notes on event|
At 23.14 hours on 7 Mar, 1942, the Nyggjaberg was hit by one torpedo from U-701 and sank within two minutes south of Iceland.
|On board||We have details of 21 people who were on board.|
* Estimated position shown here is based on positions of losses in a roughly the same German grid code. It may be a bit off but should give a good idea as to where the attack took place.
If you can help us with any additional information on this vessel then please contact us.