Swedish Steam merchant
|Completed||1930 - Oskarshamns Varf A/B, Oskarshamn|
|Owner||Rederi-A/B Sylvia (Albert Billner), Gothenburg|
|Date of attack||18 Oct 1940||Nationality: Swedish|
|Fate||Sunk by U-46 (Engelbert Endrass)|
|Position||57° 14'N, 11° 00'W - Grid AM 2929|
|Complement||23 (0 dead and 23 survivors).|
|Route||Tommys Arm, Newfoundland - Halifax - Clyde - Ridham Dock|
|Cargo||850 cubic fathoms of pulpwood|
|History||Completed in December 1930 for Trelleborgs Ångfartygs Nya A/B, Trelleborg. 1940 transferred to Rederi-A/B Sylvia (Albert Billner), Gothenburg. |
|Notes on event|
At 22.25 hours on 18 Oct 1940 the Gunborg in convoy SC-7 was hit by one G7e torpedo from U-46 and sank about 150 miles west of the Hebrides. The crew was picked up by HMS Bluebell (K 80) (LtCdr R.E. Sherwood, RNR) and landed at Gourock.
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