Norwegian Motor tanker
|Completed||1897 - Laporte & Compagnie, Rouen|
|Owner||Christoffer Hannevig A/S, Borre|
|Date of attack||21 Oct 1939||Nationality: Norwegian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-19 (Hans Meckel)|
|Position||53° 20'N, 0° 38'E - Grid AN 7344|
|Complement||23 (0 dead and 23 survivors).|
|Route||Constanza - Grangemouth|
|History||Completed in June 1897 as French four-masted barque Le Quevilly for H. Prentout-Leblond & E. Boniface, Rouen. 1921 laid up and 1923 sold to Norway. 1926 converted to the whale oil tanker Deodata. |
|Notes on event|
On 21 Oct 1939 the neutral Deodata struck a mine laid by U-19 on 16 October 1.5 miles off the Inner Dowsing lightvessel and sank. The wreck was later dispersed. The survivors were picked up by the Gorleston lifeboat Louise Stephens.
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