Danish Steam merchant
|Completed||1922 - NV Scheepswerf Voorheen Jan Smit Czn, Alblasserdam|
|Owner||A/S D/S Dannebrog (C.K. Hansen), Copenhagen|
|Date of attack||27 Jan 1940||Nationality: Danish|
|Fate||Sunk by U-20 (Harro von Klot-Heydenfeldt)|
|Position||58.25N, 01.53W - Grid AN 1628|
|Complement||20 (20 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Copenhagen - Blyth|
|History||Completed in January 1923 |
|Notes on loss|
At 20.52 hours on 27 Jan, 1940, the neutral Fredensborg (Master J.V. Thorn) was hit amidships by one torpedo from U-20 and sank in 10 seconds about 15 miles southeast of Copinsay, Orkneys. The ship was sailing together with the England and were both sunk by the same U-boat when they tried to assist the torpedoed Faro in heavy weather.
|Crewlists||We have listing of 18 people who were on this vessel|
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