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OLAUS Johansen and his three sons, pictured in Norway in the late 1930s.

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The first ship to be sunk in the Bahamas in World War Two

OLAUS Johansen was the only member of a 40-man crew never to leave Abaco after he and his crewmates landed there when their Norwegian ship was attacked and sank in the Bahamas in 1942. Writer Eric Wiberg tells the story as The Tribune continues its look at war stories and the Bahamas in the run-up to Remembrance Day on November 11.


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