World War IIMT Astrell

MT Astrell was torpedoed on November 5th 1942 by the German u-boat U-129. The ship was loaded with 10500 tons of oil.  The torpedo struck on starboard side just aft of the midship. 3 lifeboats and a raft was launched. One British gunner perished in the sinking, 42 people were saved.

About MT Astrell

  • Nationality

    11659

  • Built

    1925

  • Wrecked

    05.11.1942

  • Carrier

    Prebensen & Blakstad, Risør

  • Tonnage

    11730 dvt

Casualties