Dutch Steam merchant
|Completed||1921 - NV Scheepsbouwwerf ´De Noord´, Alblasserdam|
|Owner||NV Nederlandsche-Amerikaansche Stoomvaart Mij, Rotterdam|
|Date of attack||7 Oct 1939||Nationality: Dutch|
|Fate||Sunk by U-26 (Klaus Ewerth)|
|Position||50° 32'N, 2° 20'W - Grid BF 3145|
|Complement||42 (0 dead and 42 survivors).|
|Route||Boston - New York - Rotterdam|
|Cargo||1000 tons of general cargo and oil|
|History||Completed in December 1921 |
|Notes on event|
On 7 Oct 1939 the Binnendijk struck a mine laid on 10 September by U-26, 2.5 miles southeast of the Shambles Lightvessel and sank about 1 mile north of the Lightvessel at 14.00 hours the next day. The wreck was dispersed by explosives on 10 October.
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