Swedish Steam merchant
|Completed||1897 - Sir Raylton Dixon & Co Ltd, Middlesbrough|
|Owner||Ångfartygs-A/B Kjell (H. Jeansson), Stockholm|
|Date of attack||1 Feb 1940||Nationality: Swedish|
|Fate||Sunk by U-13 (Max-Martin Schulte)|
|Position||57° 43'N, 2° 06'W - Grid AN 1858|
|Complement||23 (9 dead and 14 survivors).|
|Route||Stockholm - Hartlepool|
|History||Completed in June 1897 as Danish Russ for A/S Dansk Russiske D/S, Copenhagen. 1922 sold to Sweden and renamed Fram for Ångfartygs-A/B Kjell (H. Jeansson), Stockholm. |
|Notes on event|
At 01.43 hours on 1 Feb 1940 the Fram, lying at anchor, was hit by one G7e torpedo from U-13 and sank off Rosehearty Buoy in Aberdour Bay, Scotland. The survivors were picked up by HMS Khartoum (F 45) (Cdr D.T. Dowler, RN) and the British armed trawler HMS Viking Deeps.
|On board||We have details of 9 people who were on board.|
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