Olav Johan Ingebrigtsen

The information on registered seafarers is not in all cases complete. As new sources are studied, information on engagements and medals etc. will be added to some of the already registered seafarers.

Date of birth

February 27, 1911

Gender

Male

Nationality

Norway flaggNorway

Birthplace

Tjøtta

Place of living

Tåvær, Brønnøysund

County

Nordland

Rank

U.d.m. (Utskrevet dekksmann)

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Shetlandsgjengen. Heltene i Nordsjøen, s. 400:

    Innlemmet i Shetlandsgjengen: 12.11.1944, nr. c224.
    Antall turer: sesong 1944-45=19.
    Overført annen virksomhet: 7.12.1945.

    Hustru iflg. Marinen: Evelin Ingebrigtsen.

    Sjøforsvarets londonarkiv:

    Antatt i Marinen: 4. oktober 1944, som: U.D.M.

    Sivil stilling: Fisker

    Tjenestested: "Årstad". Fra 12. november 1944.

    Dimittert fra Marinen: 20. desember 1945.

    The National Archives, Kew, HS 9/776/3:

    "INGEBRIGTSEN was born in 1911 in Tjøtta and received his education at Skogsholm Folk School leaving in 1926. Thereafter he worked with his father as a fisherman and seal hunter. He was thus occupied until his departure for this country. [...]

    During the invasion of Norway in 1940 he assisted in the transport of Norwegian and British troops in nothern Norway, but was not a member of the armed forces."

    Sources

    «Shetlandsgjengen. Heltene i Nordsjøen», Asgeir Ueland, 2017.

    Sjøforsvarets londonarkiv ved Marinemuseet i Horten: P.13. kort 129-130.

    The National Archives, Kew, HS 9/776/3