Swedish Steam merchant
|Completed||1890 - Edwards´ Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Howden-upon-Tyne|
|Owner||Skeppsredare I. Fagræus, Stockholm|
|Date of attack||4 Dec 1940||Nationality: Swedish|
|Fate||Sunk by U-37 (Asmus Nicolai Clausen)|
|Position||38° 12'N, 9° 26'W - Grid CG 5837|
|Complement||19 (18 dead and 1 survivor).|
|Route||Glasgow - Lisbon|
|History||Completed in March 1890 as British Naparima (1685 grt) for Caw, Prentice, Clapperton & Co, Glasgow. Later sold to Sweden and owned by Axel Ingmansson, Karlshamn.|
On 10 May 1918, the Naparima (Master E.A. Carlsson) was torpedoed and damaged by UB-107 (Howaldt) off Robin Hood´s Bay. The vessel was en route from Gothenburg to Grimsby via Bergen with a cargo of timber and 122 sacks of mail. One of the 19 crew members was injured (A.W. Johansson). She was towed by the British salvage steamer Recovery to the coast at Scarborough, where the cargo was discharged and temporary repairs were made. On 21 May, the ship left the coast under own power and sailed to West Hartlepool for permanent repairs.
1918 renamed Bolivia for Rederi-A/B Svenska Lloyd, Gothenburg. 1934 sold to Estonia and renamed Eos for K. Mitt, Tallinn. 1940 sold back to Sweden and renamed Daphne for Skeppsredare I. Fagræus, Stockholm.
|Notes on event|
|On board||We have details of 19 people who were on board.|
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