Danish Steam merchant
|Completed||1922 - Køge Værft Skibs- og Maskinbyggeri A/S, Køge|
|Owner||Marius Nielsen & Søn, Copenhagen|
|Date of attack||14 Feb 1940||Nationality: Danish|
|Fate||Sunk by U-53 (Harald Grosse)|
|Position||55° 53'N, 12° 37'W - Grid AM 4350|
|Complement||20 (15 dead and 5 survivors).|
|Route||Safi, Morocco - Fredericia, Denmark|
|History||Completed in November 1922 |
|Notes on event|
At 05.00 hours on 14 Feb 1940 the unescorted and neutral Martin Goldschmidt was torpedoed and sunk by U-53 northwest of Ireland. The survivors were picked up by the Norwegian steam merchant Berto.
|On board||We have details of 13 people who were on board.|
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