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History

Dutch steamer BILL S. (466grt) was badly damaged by German bombing six miles 260° from Dungeness from convoy CW.3, escorted by destroyer VERSATILE.

The steamer sank 6.7 miles 67° from Dungeness.

The entire crew was rescued.

Description

Length169 feet (51.5 m)
Width26.2 feet (8 m)
Tonnage466 ton

References

Down on 23 July

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Wrecks of Flevoland

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