Swedish Steam merchant
|Completed||1903 - Sir Raylton Dixon & Co Ltd, Middlesbrough|
|Owner||Rederi-A/B Nordkap (Helge W. Winck), Helsingborg|
|Date of attack||16 Feb 1940||Nationality: Swedish|
|Fate||Sunk by U-14 (Herbert Wohlfarth)|
|Position||57° 51'N, 2° 00'W - Grid AN 1853|
|Complement||20 (13 dead and 7 survivors).|
|Route||Blyth - Halmstad, Sweden|
|History||Completed in June 1903 as Mineral for Oxelösunds Rederi-A/B (Tham), Oxelösund. 1923 renamed Osmed for Rederi-A/B Nordkap (Helge W. Winck), Helsingborg. |
|Notes on event|
The Osmed sank by the bow with a list to starboard within two minutes after being hit on starboard side amidships by one G7a torpedo. 13 crew members were lost. Ten survivors from Liana and seven from Osmed were later picked up from a raft by the British trawler Loch Hope in position 58°07N/02°12W and landed at Scrabster.
|On board||We have details of 13 people who were on board.|
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