Dutch Steam merchant
|Completed||1914 - NV Scheepswerf Voorheen Jan Smit Czn, Alblasserdam|
|Owner||Erhardt & Dekkers, Rotterdam|
|Date of attack||10 Sep 1941||Nationality: Dutch|
|Fate||Sunk by U-432 (Heinz-Otto Schultze)|
|Position||61° 38'N, 40° 40'W - Grid AD 6526|
|Complement||33 (20 dead and 13 survivors).|
|Route||Tampa, Florida - Sydney - Methil|
|Cargo||4278 tons of phosphates|
|History||Completed in July 1914 |
|Notes on event|
Between 07.07 and 07.09 hours on 10 Sep 1941, U-432 fired three bow torpedoes and one stern torpedo at ships in convoy SC-42 and observed one ship sinking in two minutes and a hit on another ship. The ships hit were Winterswijk and Stargard.
The survivors from Winterswijk (Master J. de Groot) in station #25 were picked up by a corvette and landed at Gourock.
|On board||We have details of 33 people who were on board.|
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