Allied Warships

HNoMS Nordhav II (FY 1906)

MS Trawler


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NavyThe Royal Norwegian Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1906 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched24 Feb 1913 
Commissioned7 Oct 1939 
Lost10 Mar 1945 
Loss position56° 41'N, 2° 04'W
History

Completed on 8 May 1913.
Taken over by the Norwegian Navy on 7 October 1939.
Displacement: 425 tons.
Armament: 1 3" gun, 1 20mm AA, 4 .303" AA.

Nordhav II (Lt. A.L. Olsen) was torpedoed and sunk by U-714 off Dundee, Scotland in position 56º41'N, 02º04'W. 6 off the crew went down with the ship, there were 17 survivors. The commanding Officer was killed in the loss.

 

Hit by U-boat
Sunk on 10 Mar 1945 by U-714 (Schwebcke).

U-boat AttackSee our U-boat attack entry for the HNoMS Nordhav II

Commands listed for HNoMS Nordhav II (FY 1906)

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CommanderFromTo
1Oscar Thoresen, RNON8 Jun 19406 Jan 1941
2R E Christiansen, RNON6 Jan 194110 May 1942

3Aksel Pedersen, RNON5 Sep 194224 Aug 1944
4A L Olsen, RNON24 Aug 194410 Mar 1945 (+)

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