Norwegian Motor merchant
|Completed||1922 - Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne|
|Owner||Fred Olsen & Co, Oslo|
|Date of attack||22 Jan 1940||Nationality: Norwegian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-55 (Werner Heidel)|
|Position||58° 00'N, 8° 45'W - Grid AM 37|
|Complement||23 (23 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Lisbon (7 Jan) - Oporto (17 Jan) - Bergen - Oslo|
|Cargo||750 tons of general cargo, including 140 tons of oil, 45 tons of cork, wine and almonds|
|History||Completed in April 1922 |
|Notes on event|
On 20 January 1940 the neutral Segovia (Master Carsten Eugen Christiansen) passed Lands End and was reported missing thereafter, presumed lost the next day off the west coast of Scotland. The master, 21 crew members and one passenger were lost. It is believed that she was sunk by U-55 which did not return from her patrol.
Wreckage and debris spotted in two different places northwest of the Hebrides on 27 and 28 January 1940 probably were from Andalusia and Segovia.
|On board||We have details of 23 people who were on board.|
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