HNoMS Svenner (G 03)
Destroyer of the S class
|Navy||The Royal Norwegian Navy|
|Built by||Scotts, Greenock|
|Ordered||9 Jan 1941|
|Laid down||5 Nov 1941|
|Launched||1 Jun 1943|
|Commissioned||11 Mar 1944|
|Lost||6 Jun 1944|
|Loss position||49° 28'N, 0° 15'W|
The Norwegian destroyer HNoMS Svenner (G 03) lost on 6 Jun 1944 in position 49° 28'N, 0° 15'W.
Svenner (Lt.Cdr. Tor Holthe) was torpedoed and sunk off Normandy during an attack by the German torpedo boats T 28, Möwe, Falke and Jaguar.
|Former name||HMS Shark (G 03)|
Commands listed for HNoMS Svenner (G 03)
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|Tor Holthe, RNON||6 Jun 1944|
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Notable events involving Svenner include:
25 Mar 1944
HMS Ursula (Lt. A.G. Davies, RN) conducted A/S exercises at Scapa Flow with HMS Ursa (Cdr. D.B. Wyburd, DSC, RN), HMS Javelin (Lt.Cdr. P.B.N. Lewis, DSC, RN) and HNoMS Svenner (Lt.Cdr. T. Holte). (1)
- ADM 173/19314
- ADM 173/19124
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.