Merchant Navy. Norwegian
|Born||17 Oct 1916||Bergen, Hordaland|
|Died||2 Feb 1942||(25)|
Roster information listed for Sigurd Strøm
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Spreewald||Motor merchant||Passenger (Prisoner)||31 Jan 1942 (+)||U-333 (1)|
Son of Joachim and Olufine Strøm, of Bergen. Sigurd Strøm was an able seaman aboard the Greek steam merchant Stamatios G. Embiricos which had been sunk by the German raider Kormoran in the Indian Ocean on 23 September 1941. He was taken prisoner, later transferred to the Spreewald and lost when the blockade runner was sunk in error by U-333 on 31 January 1942. Sigurd died of exposure in a lifeboat and was buried at sea on 2 February.