Chobry was built as a passenger ship in Denmark and launched in February 1939. She got a rather short career. She was attacked three times by German JU 87 Stuka planes and put on fire in the Vestfjord 14.May 1940. Two days later she was sunk by planes from HMS Ark Royal. She transported military equipment and British soldiers when she was attacked and its not known how many people who perished. The wreck was found by the Norwegian navy vessel KNM Tyr southeast of Reine on a depth of 160 meter.

Former names:

505,1 x 66,7 x 27,3 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
11400 grt
Nakskov ( DK ) 1939
Gdynia ( PL )

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Last updated: June 2019