Norwegian Steam merchant
|Completed||1929 - International Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Danzig|
|Owner||Gørrisen & Co A/S, Oslo|
|Date of attack||20 Feb 1942||Nationality: Norwegian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-129 (Asmus Nicolai Clausen)|
|Position||10° 50'N, 60° 54'W - Grid EO 1518|
|Complement||24 (24 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Paramaribo (18 Feb) - Trinidad - New Orleans|
|History||Completed in April 1929 |
|Notes on event|
At 03.59 hours on 20 Feb 1942 the unescorted Nordvangen (Master Hagbart Karlsen) was hit in the stern by one torpedo from U-129 and sank within one minute. The ship had been reported missing, but a marked lifeboat and some debris were washed ashore at Trinidad on 6 March.
|On board||We have details of 24 people who were on board.|
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