Sjøforklaring 1939 - 1945

Informasjonen nedenfor vedr. skip i Nortraships flåte er direkte avskrift av orginalkilden "Sjøforklaringer fra andre verdenskrig (1940 - 1945)". Informasjonen her er fra sjøforklaringer holdt under og rett etter krigen og kan derfor avvike noe fra den øvrige kvalitetssikrede informasjonen i Krigsseilerregisteret.

Dato
7. desember 1940
Posisjon
Ved Nauru Island
Årsak
Kapret og senket [av tysk raider]
Last
Ballast
Reiserute
Dunedin - Nauru
Mannskapsliste
Komplett
Reddet
32
Fanget
0
Omkommet
0 [0]
Savnet
0
  • Referat

    Dato
    13. januar 1941
    Sted
    Sydney, N.S.W.
    Administrator
    Generalkonsul Platou

    ...

    Captain Karl Henriksen stated that all the log books had been taken by the Germans. The captain produced the attached report about the voyage and the sinking, accompanied by report from chief officer Jensen. The captain referred to the report and had nothing further to add.

    The 1st witness, Chief Officer Aslak Jensen, referred to the report and had nothing further to add.

    The 2nd witness, A.B. Seaman Finn Stensvig, referred to the report and had nothing further to add.

    The 3rd witness, Ordinary Seaman Ola W. Olsen, was helmsman when the vessel was stopped by the Germans. On being questioned, he stated that, in accordance with orders from the captain, he had several times altered the course in order, if possible, to bet away from the raider. The witness referred to the report and had nothing further to add.

    The 4th witness, 3rd Engineer Einar Enger, referred to the report and had nothing further to add.

    The 5th witness, 2nd Engineer Lars Nilsen, referred to the report and had nothing further to add. On being questioned, he stated that, in accordance with orders from the bridge, there was given full speed and the engine driven as much as possible in order to try to get away from the raider.