Norwegian Steam merchant
|Completed||1928 - Sir John Priestman & Co Ltd, Southwick, Sunderland|
|Owner||A/S Krogstads Shipping Agencies Ltd, Oslo|
|Date of attack||7 May 1942||Nationality: Norwegian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-162 (Jürgen Wattenberg)|
|Position||6° 21'N, 55° 38'W - Grid EO 5656|
|Complement||27 (0 dead and 27 survivors).|
|Route||Paramaribo - Trinidad|
|Notes on event|
At 08.00 hours on 7 May 1942 the unescorted Frank Seamans (Master Ingvald Hegerberg) was struck by one torpedo from U-162. After all crew members had abandoned ship in lifeboats, a second torpedo was fired which sank the ship. All hands were picked up by a Dutch ship the next day and taken to Paramaribo.
|On board||We have details of 27 people who were on board.|
If you can help us with any additional information on this vessel then please contact us.