Norwegian Steam merchant
|Completed||1923 - Skiens Mekaniske Verksted, Skien|
|Owner||Erling Mortensen, Oslo|
|Date of attack||31 Jan 1940||Nationality: Norwegian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-13 (Max-Martin Schulte)|
|Position||Grid AN 1864|
|Complement||16 (16 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Sunderland (29 Jan) - Oslo|
|Cargo||1478 tons of coal|
|Notes on loss|
At 00.43 hours on 31 Jan, 1940, the Start (Master Jacob Bartmann Jacobsen) was hit by one torpedo from U-13 and immediately sank. On 29 January, she had departed Sunderland and was never heard from again.
|Crewlists||We have listing of 15 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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