Norwegian Steam merchant
|Completed||1919 - Trondhjems Mekaniske Verksted, Trondheim|
|Owner||Det Nordenfjeldske A/S, Trondheim|
|Date of attack||24 Feb 1941||Nationality: Norwegian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-95 (Gerd Schreiber)|
|Position||59.30N, 21W - Grid AL 2362|
|Complement||22 (22 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Methil (12 Feb) - Oban (19 Feb) - Halifax|
|History||On 18 Aug, 1940, the Svein Jarl was bombed and damaged by a German aircraft west of Bloody Foreland and later repaired at Londonderry. Two men were injured in the attack and transferred to a British destroyer the next day for medical treatment. |
|Notes on loss|
At 00.27 hours on 24 Feb, 1941, U-95 fired one torpedo at a ship from the dispersed convoy OB-288 and missed the intended target, but Schreiber thought that he hit another ship beyond. This is not confirmed from Allied reports.
|Crewlists||We have listing of 22 people who were on this vessel|
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