Danish Steam merchant
|Completed||1905 - Fredriksstad Mekaniske Verksted A/S, Fredrikstad|
|Owner||D/S Ove Skou A/S, Copenhagen|
|Date of attack||28 Dec 1939||Nationality: Danish|
|Fate||Sunk by U-22 (Karl-Heinrich Jenisch)|
|Position||Grid AN 5461|
|Complement||17 (15 dead and 2 survivors).|
|Route||Copenhagen - Blyth|
|History||Completed in September 1905 as Norwegian Dagrun for A/S Dagrun (J.P. Pedersen & Son), Kristiania. 1927 sold to Finland and renamed Otso for Helsingin Lloyd O/Y, Helsinki. 1930 sold to Denmark and renamed C. Bom for A/S Rederiet Bom (A.I. Jørgensen), Thurø. 1937 renamed Hanne for D/S Ove Skou A/S, Copenhagen. |
|Notes on loss|
At 09.32 hours on 28 Dec, 1939, the Hanne struck a mine laid on 20 December by U-22, broke in two and sank 1 mile east of Blyth Pier.
|Crewlists||We have listing of 14 people who were on this vessel|
* Estimated position shown here is based on positions of losses in a roughly the same German grid code. It may be a bit off but should give a good idea as to where the attack took place.
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