Norwegian Motor merchant
|Completed||1918 - Akers Mekaniske Verksted A/S, Oslo|
|Owner||Fred Olsen & Co, Oslo|
|Date of attack||26 Feb 1941||Nationality: Norwegian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-47 (Günther Prien)|
|Position||55° 45'N, 14° 29'W - Grid AM 4236|
|Complement||32 (0 dead and 32 survivors).|
|Route||Liverpool - Takoradi|
|Cargo||Ballast with six aircraft as deck cargo|
|History||Completed in May 1918 |
|Notes on event|
At 01.37 hours, the Borgland (Master Anders Andresen) in station #35 was struck by one torpedo on the port side in the #2 hold. The crew abandoned the slowly sinking ship with an increasing list in 55°53N/13°33W and was picked up by HMS Pimpernel (K 71) (Lt F.H. Thornton, RNR).
|On board||We have details of 32 people who were on board.|
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