Norwegian Motor tanker
|Completed||1933 - A/B Götaverken, Gothenburg|
|Owner||N.Chr. Evensen, Oslo|
|Date of attack||16 Mar 1941||Nationality: Norwegian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-99 (Otto Kretschmer)|
|Position||60° 42'N, 13° 10'W|
|Complement||35 (0 dead and 35 survivors).|
|Route||New York - Halifax (1 Mar) - Avonmouth|
|Cargo||8935 tons of fuel oil|
|History||Completed in June 1933 |
|Notes on event|
The Ferm (Master Bernt Anton Thorbjørnsen) caught fire after she was torpedoed. All crew members abandoned ship and were picked up by HMS Bluebell (K 80) (LtCdr R.E. Sherwood, RNR). The floating tanker was taken in tow the next day, but she sank in 61°30N/09°30W on 21 March.
|On board||We have details of 34 people who were on board.|
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