Norwegian Motor merchant
|Completed||1935 - Helsingørs Jernskibs-og Maskinbyggeri A/S, Elsinore|
|Owner||Knut Knutsen O.A.S., Haugesund|
|Date of attack||22 Sep 1942||Nationality: Norwegian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-582 (Werner Schulte)|
|Position||45° 57'N, 30° 05'W - Grid BD 5959|
|Complement||48 (48 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Cardiff (18 Sep) - Halifax|
|History||Completed in March 1935 |
|Notes on event|
In the morning of 22 Sep 1942 the unescorted Vibran (Master Per E. Palm) was torpedoed and sunk by U-582 about 400 miles north-northwest of the Azores. The master, 34 crew members, two gunners and eleven passengers were lost. The ship was reported missing and was presumed lost in approx. 42°45N/42°45W.
|On board||We have details of 48 people who were on board.|
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