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SHIPS SUNK SWEDEN - SWEDISH SHIPS LOST

9)TISNAREN (IT SUB)




Photo. www.tisnaren.blogspot.com



Built: 1918


Tonnage: 5,788 / 9,347 tons


Cargo: General cargo including Scottish Whiskey


Route: Liverpool - Rio de Janeiro


Sunk 18/05/42 by Italian submarine Capellini on pos 03º 00”N 33º 00 W. 


0 Dead 


41 Survivors


M/S Tisnaren was sunk by torpedoes and machinegunned by Italian submarine Capellini some 750 miles from Brazilian coast. All passengers were safely plucked into 3 lifeboats including one woman. The Italian sub did not surfaced to interrogate crewmembers or render any assistance and was not seen any longer. Later in the same day the boats were spotted by one merchantmen which rescued them and  eight days later they were put ashore in Trinidad. 
http://tisnaren.blogspot.com/2007/09/attack.html

 

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