Faroese Steam trawler
|Completed||1916 - Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley|
|Owner||S.J. Ellefsen & M.J. Mortensen, Midvaag|
|Date of attack||7 Mar 1942||Nationality: Faroese|
|Fate||Sunk by U-701 (Horst Degen)|
|Position||63° 09'N, 13° 22'W - Grid AE 8265|
|Complement||21 (21 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Faroes - fishing grounds off Iceland|
|History||Completed in September 1916 as St. Hubert (H 493) for St. Andrew´s Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hull. 1939 sold to the Faroe Islands and renamed Nyggjaberg (VA 82). |
|Notes on event|
At 23.14 hours on 7 March 1942 the unescorted and unarmed Nyggjaberg (Master Morten Johan Mortensen) was hit on starboard side by one G7e torpedo from U-701 and sank within two minutes southeast of Iceland.
|On board||We have details of 21 people who were on board.|
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