Olaf

Born: 1915
Place of birth: Lofoten, Norway. He was the son of Oldus and Berithe.

Olaf

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worked as a fisherman. His family has worked as fishermen and farmers, in Norway called "Fiskerbonden". He started fishing with his father at the age of twelve. His dream was to travel and see other people and places.

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Olaf joined the merchant fleet late 1938. This would later lead to severe consequenses for him. He got job on board the Norwegian ship Moldanger owned by AS Westfal-Larsen. The ship visited the vest coast of the US several times. 1942 Moldanger was sunk by a torpedo from a German submarine. A number of sailors found a wet grave in this incident, among them Olaf.
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