Norwegian Steam merchant
|Completed||1921 - Murdoch & Murray Ltd, Port Glasgow|
|Owner||Gunnstein Stray & Sønn, Farsund|
|Date of attack||21 Dec 1941||Nationality: Norwegian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-567 (Engelbert Endrass)|
|Position||43° 55'N, 19° 50'W|
|Complement||38 (34 dead and 4 survivors).|
|Route||Huelva - Gibraltar - Aberdeen|
|Cargo||4800 tons of iron pyrites|
|Notes on event|
At 19.23 hours on 21 Dec 1941 the Annavore was torpedoed by U-567 in the convoy HG-76 and sank almost immediately. Only 2 able seamen and 2 engineers survived, 27 Norwegians, 6 British and 1 American died - two of them were passengers.
Three hours later, the U-boat tried to attack the convoy again but was sunk with all hands.
|On board||We have details of 38 people who were on board.|
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