Courtesy Hanne Hjermitslev.
Copyright Danish Maritime Museum.
Year: 1921 – Name: LIFLAND – Type: Cargo ship – Launch Date: 19.6.20 – Flag: DNK – Date of completion: 2.21 – GRT: 2254 – Yard No: 1 – LPP: 86.8 – Country of build: DNK – Beam: 12.9 – Builder: Odense Staalskibs – Location of yard: Odense – Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn): 1ST-9.5
Completed in February 1921 as Danish LIFLAND for A.N. Petersen & E. Hahn-Petersen, Copenhagen. 1940 taken over by Britain and transferred to the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT).
At 20.58 hours on 29. September 1942, the LIFLAND (Master Niels Jensen), a straggler from convoy SC-101, was torpedoed by U-610 southeast of Cape Farewell and sunk by a coup de grâce at 21.17 hours. The master, 25 crew members and three gunners were lost.
Disposal Data: sm/t 56.40N/30.30W 29.9.42