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Manager: Bernhard Hansen & Co., Flekkefjord
Built in Copenagen in 1931.
Captain: Erling Nordkveld Christensen
According to Page 1 above, Aramis was on her way from Portland, Vic. to Fremantle when war broke out in Norway on Apr. 9-1940. This voyage had started out in Melbourne on Apr. 3 and her final destination was Pladjoe.
Sunk (partly) on July 17 -1942 by the German aux. cruiser Michel while on a voyage from Simonstown for Trinidad in ballast with a crew of 43. According to Page 3, she had left Simonstown on July 7. Please continue to Aramis on my page "Norwegian Victims of Michel" for much more info on this attack and the subsequent fate of her crew - includes a crew list.
My page Merchant Marine POWs has the names of, and info on Norwegian seamen in Japanese imprisonment, including those from Aramis.
Back to Aramis on the "Ships starting with A" page.
France had a liner named Aramis, which was taken over by the Japanese for use as a transport, renamed Teia Maru. Torpedoed and sunk by the American submarine Rasher on Aug. 19-1944, west of Negra Point, Luzon Island, Philippines.