Destroyer of the Sleipner class
|Navy||The Royal Norwegian Navy|
|Built by||Horten Navy Yard (Oslo, Norway)|
|Launched||25 Aug 1936|
|Lost||9 Apr 1940|
During the morning HNoMS Aeger was attacked by German JU-88 bombers from III/KG.4 from the recently captured Sola airfield. Aeger claim 2 bombers shot down (1 credited) before one bomb hit her aft of the funnel. Aeger was beached at Hundvåg and abandoned. 8 men died, 67 survived. HNoMS Aeger was a total loss.
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Noteable events involving Aeger include:
8 Apr 1940
HNoMS Aeger stopped and inspected the German transport vessel Roda (6780 GRT) at Ulsnes in Stavanger, Norway. Aeger arrested Roda and ordered Roda to sail to Riska in Stavanger. Roda refused. The Commanding Officer of Aeger Nils Larsen Bruun decided to sink Roda. After the crew from Roda was safe in lifeboats, HNoMS Aeger fired 25 shells (10cm) at Roda sinking her. Roda was loaded with AA guns and ammo.