Norwegian Liner Reported Sunk
New York, Saturday.
The Norwegian liner Oslofjord (18,673 tons) struck a mine and sank two days ago off Newcastle, it is reported in New York shipping circles. She is said to have begun her return voyage when she struck the mine.
Source: Dundee Daily Telegraph 14 December 1940
Date: Dec. 1 (1940)
Name and Tonnage: Oslofjord (18,673 tons)
Cargo: Govt. Charter
How Damaged: Mine
In Convoy or not:
Position: Off Tyne
Fate of Crew and Remarks: Beached on even keel on sand. Filled to sea level in all holds. Salvage in hand. 1 of crew killed.
Source: War Cabinet, Weekly Resume (No. 66) of the Naval, Military and Air Situation from 12 noon November 28th to 12 noon December 5th 1940