Ships hit by U-boats


Panamanian Steam merchant

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Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage3,845 tons
Completed1939 - Fredriksstad Mekaniske Verksted A/S, Fredrikstad 
OwnerViking Corp (Johan Rasmussen & Co), Panama 
Date of attack25 Jun 1942Nationality:      Panamanian
FateSunk by U-404 (Otto von B├╝low)
Position34° 30'N, 75° 40'W - Grid DC 1228
Complement32 (0 dead and 32 survivors).
RouteCalcutta - Bahia - Baltimore 
Cargo6675 tons of manganese ore, burlap, gunny bales, hides, coffee and castor seeds 
History Completed in August 1939 
Notes on event

At 01.16 and 01.20 hours on 25 June 1942, U-404 fired torpedoes at a three-column convoy of ten ships about 75 miles east of Cape Lookout and sank the Nordal and Manuela.

On boardWe have details of 11 people who were on board

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