Allied Warships

HNoMS Norge

Coastal defence ship of the Eidsvold class

NavyThe Royal Norwegian Navy
TypeCoastal defence ship
Built byArmstrong Whitworth & Co., Ltd. (Elswick), Newcastle upon Tyne, England, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched31 Mar 1900 
Commissioned7 Feb 1901 
Lost9 Apr 1940 

Norge (Capt. Per Askim) was torpedoed and sunk at Narvik during the German invasion of Norway by torpedoes from the German destroyer Z 11 / Bernd von Arnim. 101 of the crew went down with the ship, 90 survived, including the Commanding Officer.


Commands listed for HNoMS Norge

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1Capt. Per Askim, 19 Sep 19399 Apr 1940

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