M/S Lake Ormoc

Ford Motor Co.


M/S Lake Ormoc

Call sign

Name

Built

Service

Owner

?

Lake Ormoc

1918

(1941)

Ford Motor Co.


 

26.10.1941

U. S. Army in Reykjavik requested that North Star go to Iceland to transport personnel and meteorological equipment to Angmagssalik; Reykjavik informed that ice conditions on East Coast made such voyage impracticable this year.

28.10.1941

Lake Ormoc directed to proceed from Reykjavik to Angmagssalik with meteorological station personnel and equipment.

31.10.1941

Lake Ormoc departed Reykjavik for Angmagssalik.

2.11.1941

Lake Ormoc arrived Angmagssalik. ETD 12 November.

12.11.1941

Northland departed from Gamatron to rendezvous with Lake Ormoc in Lindenow's Fjord, Southeast Greenland.

15.11.1941

Lake Ormoc departed Angmagssalik for Ivigtut. Northland in Prince Christian Sound awaiting rendezvous with Lake Ormoc.Northland was unable to contact Lake Ormoc by radio, but Northland's plane found Lake Ormoc and dropped instructions.

16.11.1941

Northland escorting Lake Ormoc through Prince Christian Sound

17.11.1941 Lake Ormoc arrived Kungnait Bay.
15.12.1941

North Star departed Ivigtut for Boston, escorting Lake Ormoc and Montrose (cryolite cargoes).

23.12.1941

North Star arrived Boston.

Commander Greenland Patrol / War Diary 1941



30 Ýre cover canc. Angmagssalik (4.11.1941) to Norfolk, Va.

Ship

Postmark

Date

Sender

Note
Lake Ormoc Angmagssalik 4.11.1941 Printed Ford Motor Co. envelope

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