Norwegian Merchant Navy

After the Nazi occupation of Norwar in 1940, Nortraship based in London administered the fleet of the Norwegian Merchant Navy until liberation in May 1945.

Hallvard Halgjem

2nd Mate

2nd Mate Hallvard Halgjem served in the Norwegian Merchant Navy during World War Two. He died on 6th December 1942 and is buried in Belfast, Co. Antrim.

John Jansen


Born in Norway, seaman John Jansen was with Convoy HX 159 on board M/S Helgøy in Belfast Lough, Belfast, Co. Antrim when he died on 13th December 1941.