Norwegian Fleet minesweeper
|Type:||Fleet minesweeper (YMS Mk.II)|
|Completed||1943 - Greenport Basin and Construction Co, Greenport, Long Island NY|
|Owner||Royal Norwegian Navy|
|Date of attack||7 May 1945||Nationality: Norwegian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-1023 (Heinrich-Andreas Schroeteler)|
|Position||50° 22'N, 3° 09'W - Grid BF 35|
|Complement||32 officers and men (22 dead and 10 survivors).|
|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 board||We have details of 22 people who were on board.|
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