Norwegian Motor merchant
|Completed||1925 - Burmeister & Wain´s Maskin & Skibsbyggeri A/S, Copenhagen|
|Owner||Gunnar Knudsen, Porsgrunn|
|Date of attack||10 Apr 1942||Nationality: Norwegian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-85 (Eberhard Greger)|
|Position||39° 00'N, 73° 00'W - Grid CA 55|
|Complement||33 (33 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||New York (8 Apr) - Capetown - Alexandria|
|Cargo||General cargo and nitrate|
|History||Completed in August 1925 |
|Notes on event|
On 8 April 1942 the unescorted Chr. Knudsen (Master Bjarne Sand) departed New York and went missing thereafter. She was very likely torpedoed and sunk on or around 10 April by U-85, which was herself lost only four days later.
|On board||We have details of 33 people who were on board.|
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