Danish Steam merchant
|Completed||1924 - Kjobenhavns Flydedok & Skibsværft A/S, Copenhagen|
|Owner||A. Schmiegelow & Axel Kampen, Copenhagen|
|Date of attack||15 Feb 1940||Nationality: Danish|
|Fate||Sunk by U-37 (Werner Hartmann)|
|Position||49° 17'N, 8° 15'W - Grid BF 1922|
|Complement||16 (15 dead and 1 survivor).|
|Route||Valencia - Bristol|
|History||Completed in January 1924 |
|Notes on event|
At 05.45 hours on 15 Feb 1940 the neutral and unescorted Aase was hit in the stern by one torpedo from U-37 and sank fast after breaking in two. 15 crew members were lost. The only survivor was picked up by HMS Verity (D 63) (LtCdr A.R.M. Black, RN) on 17 February.
|On board||We have details of 15 people who were on board.|
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