Lars Magnus Trozelli
Swedish Steam merchant
|Name||Lars Magnus Trozelli|
|Completed||1920 - J. & A. Van der Schuyt Scheepswerf & Maschinefabriek, Papendrecht|
|Owner||Holmens Bruks & Fabriks A/B, Norrköping|
|Date of attack||1 Jan 1940||Nationality: Swedish|
|Fate||Sunk by U-58 (Herbert Kuppisch)|
|Position||58° 14'N, 1° 36'W - Grid AN 1692|
|Complement||22 (7 dead and 15 survivors).|
|Route||Norrköping, Sweden - Köpenhamn, Denmark - Blyth|
|History||Completed in 1920 as Dutch Nicolaas for W.H. Berghuys. 1928 sold to Sweden and renamed Lars Magnus Trozelli. |
|Notes on event|
At 10.58 hours on 1 Jan 1940 the unescorted and neutral Lars Magnus Trozelli (Master G. Swerin) was hit by one G7e torpedo from U-58, broke in two and sank about 50 miles northeast of Frazerburgh. The master and 14 crew members were picked up the same day by the Norwegian steam merchant Ask.
|On board||We have details of 8 people who were on board.|
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