Ships hit by U-boats


Norwegian Steam merchant

Photo Courtesy of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart

Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage4,301 tons
Completed1920 - W. Gray & Co Ltd, West Hartlepool 
OwnerA/S J. Ludwig Mowinckels Rederi, Bergen 
Date of attack24 Mar 1941Nationality:      Norwegian
FateSunk by U-97 (Udo Heilmann)
Position49° 00'N, 23° 00'W - Grid BE 1435
Complement30 (30 dead - no survivors)
ConvoyOG-56 (dispersed)
RouteLiverpool (16 Mar) - Halifax 
Notes on event

At 16.43 hours on 24 March 1941 the Hørda (Master Osmund Lind), dispersed from convoy OG-56, was torpedoed and sunk with all hands by U-97.

On boardWe have details of 30 people who were on board

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