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Armas Olavi Manninen

Civilian. Finnish

Born   1932
Died  17 Apr 1941(9)

Roster information listed for Armas Olavi Manninen

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
VenezuelaMotor merchantPassenger17 Apr 1941 (+)U-123 (1)

Personal information

The pastor Frans Uno Salminen, his wife Saga Linnea Miranda, their three children Kai Uno, Kate Maria and Johan Magnus and the orphan Armas Olavi Manninen had been passengers on Caroline Thordén which was sunk by German aircraft near the Faroe Islands on 26 March 1941. They went aboard Venezuela to continue their voyage to South America and all perished in the sinking.


  1. "Svenskt sjöfolk i krig och fred" by Axel Axwik

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