Norwegian Motor tanker
|Completed||1937 - Deutsche Werft AG, Betrieb Finkenwärder, Hamburg|
|Owner||A/S Thor Dahl, Sandefjord|
|Date of attack||22 Feb 1943||Nationality: Norwegian|
|Fate||Damaged by U-118 (Werner Czygan)|
|Position||35° 53'N, 5° 53'W - Grid CG 9585|
|Complement||? men (0 dead and ? survivors).|
|Route||Oran (20 Feb) - Gibraltar (22 Feb) - Curaçao|
|History||Completed in May 1937|
In November 1952 sold to Liberia and renamed Angy for Monrovia Shipping Co (N.G. Livanos), Monrovia. On 8 March 1953 the tanker caught fire about 400 miles southeast of Newfoundland and broke in two after an explosion in 40°22N/50°11W. While the forepart sank immediately, the stern sank five days later.
|Notes on event|
At 10.10 hours on 22 February 1943 the Thorsholm in convoy GUS-4 was slightly damaged by a mine laid by U-118 on 1 February 5.4 miles 27° from Cape Spartel and proceeded with convoy to New York, where the tanker was apparently repaired and returned to service in less than a month.
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