Dutch Steam merchant
|Completed||1920 - A. Vuijk & Zonen, Capelle an der Ijssel|
|Owner||NV Houtvaart (Vinke & Co), Rotterdam|
|Date of attack||11 Sep 1940||Nationality: Dutch|
|Fate||Sunk by U-28 (Günter Kuhnke)|
|Position||55° 34'N, 15° 56'W - Grid AL 6369|
|Complement||22 (20 dead and 2 survivors).|
|Route||Sunderland - Rimouski|
|History||Completed in July 1920 |
|Notes on event|
Between 03.26 and 03.28 hours on 11 Sep 1940, U-28 fired torpedoes at convoy OA-210 southwest of Rockall and observed hits on two ships and heard a detonation on a third. However, the Maas (Master H. Kuyper) was sunk and the Harpenden severely damaged.
|On board||We have details of 22 people who were on board.|
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