Norwegian Steam merchant
|Completed||1918 - P. Smit Jnr., Rotterdam|
|Owner||John K. Haaland & Co A/S, Haugesund|
|Date of attack||22 Jan 1940||Nationality: Norwegian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-61 (Jürgen Oesten)|
|Position||58° 40'N, 0° 30'W - Grid AN 4158|
|Complement||24 (5 dead and 19 survivors).|
|Route||Kristiansand - Newcastle|
|Notes on event|
At 21.27 hours on 22 Jan 1940 the unescorted and neutral Sydfold (Master Gunnar Egge) was hit by one torpedo from U-61, caught fire and sank slowly. The survivors were picked up by the Norwegian steam merchant Rona.
|On board||We have details of 6 people who were on board.|
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