Panamanian Steam merchant
|Completed||1934 - Helsingørs Jernskibs-og Maskinbyggeri A/S, Elsinore|
|Owner||US Maritime Commission, Washington DC|
|Date of attack||11 Sep 1941||Nationality: Panamanian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-105 (Georg Schewe)|
|Position||63.40N, 35.50W - Grid AD 7195|
|Complement||25 (18 dead and 7 survivors).|
|Route||Wilmington - Reykjavik|
|History||Completed in August 1934 as Danish Paula for A/S D/S Vesterhavet (J. Lauritzen), Esbjerg. In April 1940 laid up in New York. On 2 Aug, 1941, seized by the US Maritime Commission, renamed Montana and registered in Panama. |
|Notes on loss|
At 16.50 hours on 11 Sep, 1941, the unescorted Montana was hit near the bridge by one of four torpedoes fired by U-105 and sank by the bow about 400 miles northeast of Cape Farewell.
|Crewlists||We have listing of 23 people who were on this vessel|
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