Ships hit by U-boats


Swedish Steam merchant

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Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage1,022 tons
Completed1914 - Akers Mekaniske Verksted A/S, Oslo 
OwnerO.F. Ahlmark & Co Eftr-A/B (Martin Carl), Karlstad 
Date of attack13 Feb 1940Nationality:      Swedish
FateSunk by U-53 (Harald Grosse)
Position55° 30'N, 11° 00'W - Grid AM 5179
Complement18 (18 dead - no survivors)
RouteSavona (23 Jan) - Gibraltar (7 Feb) - Stockholm 
History Completed in April 1914 as Norwegian Gerona for A/S Gerona (K. Andersen), Fredrikstad. 1931 sold to Sweden and renamed Norna for Rederi-A/B Esperia (O.F. Ahlmark). 
Notes on event

On 13 Feb 1940 the Norna was torpedoed and sunk by U-53. The ship went missing after leaving Gibraltar.

On boardWe have details of 18 people who were on board

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