Ships hit by U-boats


HNoMS NYMS-382

Norwegian Fleet minesweeper


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NameHNoMS NYMS-382
Type:Fleet minesweeper (YMS Mk.II)
Tonnage335 tons
Completed1943 - Greenport Basin and Construction Co, Greenport, Long Island NY 
OwnerRoyal Norwegian Navy 
Homeport 
Date of attack7 May 1945Nationality:      Norwegian
 
FateSunk by U-1023 (Heinrich-Andreas Schroeteler)
Position50° 22'N, 3° 09'W - Grid BF 35
Complement32 officers and men (22 dead and 10 survivors).
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Cargo 
History USS YMS-382 was completed for US Navy in November 1943. On 22 Mar 1945 transferred to Royal Norwegian Navy and renamed HNoMS NYMS-382
Notes on event

At 21.45 hours on 7 May 1945, HNoMS NYMS-382 (Lt Trygve Sjøvold) was hit by a Gnat from U-1023 and sank within two minutes off Lyme Bay. The commander and 21 crew members were lost. Ten injured survivors were picked up by HNoMS NYMS-379 and HNoMS NYMS-381 of the 3th Minesweeping Unit stationed in Cherbourg, to which the minesweeper also belonged.

 
On boardWe have details of 22 people who were on board

Location of attack on HNoMS NYMS-382.

ship sunk.


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Media links


U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor


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