Norwegian Motor tanker
|Completed||1933 - A/B G÷taverken, Gothenburg|
|Owner||N.Chr. Evensen, Oslo|
|Date of attack||16 Mar 1941||Nationality: Norwegian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-99 (Otto Kretschmer)|
|Position||60.42N, 13.10W -|
|Complement||35 (0 dead and 35 survivors).|
|Route||New York - Halifax (1 Mar) - Avonmouth|
|Cargo||8935 tons of fuel oil|
|History||Completed in June 1933 |
|Notes on loss|
On 16 Mar, 1941, U-99 attacked the convoy HX-112 several times and sank five ships, Venetia, J.B. White, Ferm, Beduin and Korshamn and damaged the Franche Comte. The U-boat was lost after these attacks.
The Ferm (Master Bernt A. Thorbj°rnsen) caught fire after she was torpedoed. All crew members abandoned ship and were picked up by HMS Bluebell (K 80) (LtCdr R.E. Sherwood, RNR). The floating tanker was taken in tow the next day, but she sank in 61░30N/09░30W on 21 March.
|Crewlists||We have listing of 34 people who were on this vessel|
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