The Milwaukee Journal (October 20, 1940)
401 SWEDES KILLED BY WAR
Stockholm, Sweden (UP) –
An official report Saturday said that 401 Swedish seaman are killed or missing as a result of the war, twice the total lost in the World War. The Swedish merchant marine has lost 75 ships to mines and torpedoes, a total of 157,000 tons, 10% of the fleet. Another 200,000 tons is held in belligerent prize courts.