Icelandic Steam trawler
|Completed||1922 - Selby|
|Owner||Þorsteinn J. Eyfirðingur, Ísafirði|
|Date of attack||11 Mar 1941||Nationality: Icelandic|
|Fate||Damaged by U-74 (Eitel-Friedrich Kentrat)|
|Position||61° 09'N, 14° 38'W - Grid AE 8873|
|Complement||11 (5 dead and 6 survivors).|
|Route||Reykjavik - Fleetwood|
Built as British Myrica of 97 grt. In November 1925 sold to Iceland and renamed Frodi (IS 454). 1941 lengthened.
On 9 Feb 1942, the Frodi was en route from Stykkisholmur to Grundarfjordur in coastal cargo service, when she ran aground and sank on Vesturbodi, Sneafellsnes.
|Notes on event|
Around 08.00 hours on 11 March 1941 the Frodi (Master Gunnar Jens Árnason) was attacked three times by U-74 with 2cm gunfire about 192 miles southeast of Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland. The vessel was heavily damaged by gunfire but reached Vestmannaeyjar the next day and Reykjavik on 15 March.
|On board||We have details of 11 people who were on board.|
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