norwegian Knut Knutsen (Knutsen Oas Shipping) SS Foina (+1939)
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general
nationality norwegian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1915
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 1674  grt
dimensions 75.6 x 11.6 x 4.7 m
material steel
engine Triple expansion engines
power 150  n.h.p.
speed knots
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 10/12/1939  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.18rank: 634
about people
builder
Helsingor Vaerft, Helsingør (Elsinore - Helsingor)
owner
Knut Knutsen (Knutsen Oas Shipping), Haugesund
captain Ole Johan Daniel Larssen
no. of crew 17
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[1]  warsailors.com
[2] Hocking C., Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam
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entered by Vleggeert Nico
entered 27/03/2010
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 10/12/2012
 
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Lettens Jan27/03/2010On December 10th, 1939, U-20 fired one G7e torpedo at (probably) Føina. She was hit in the forward hold, broke in two and sank in 3 minutes, North of Scotland. Føina reported missing after leaving Sarpsborg on December 7th, 1939.
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Vleggeert Nico27/03/2010On a voyage from Sarpsborg(Norway) to Grangemouth, the Norwegian steamship Foina was torpedoed by U-20 and sank N of Scotland. Bodies of 2 crew members were found in a lifeboat 160 miles WNW of Rattray Head.
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