Dutch Steam merchant
|Completed||1924 - NV Internationale Scheepsbouwmaatschappij ´De Maas´, Slikkerveer|
|Owner||Koninklijke Rotterdamsche Lloyd NV (W. Ruys & Zonen), Rotterdam|
|Date of attack||17 Mar 1941||Nationality: Dutch|
|Fate||Sunk by U-106 (Jürgen Oesten)|
|Position||15.56N, 20.49W - Grid EJ 3895|
|Complement||75 (0 dead and 75 survivors).|
|Route||Batavia - Freetown - Glasgow|
|Cargo||General cargo and passengers|
|Notes on loss|
At 21.07 hours on 17 Mar, 1942, U-106 attacked the convoy SL-68 north of the Cape Verde Islands and reported three ships with 21.000 tons sunk and another with 7000 tons damaged. In fact, only two ships, the Andalusian and Tapanoeli were hit and sunk.
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