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MaSS

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History

uilt by Joost Pot, Vlaardingen. in 1916 and owned at the time of her loss by P. Doelman, Maasluis, was a Dutch fishing vessel (sail) of 80 tons.

On May 17th, 1917, Mercurius was scuttled by the German submarine UC-71 (Hugo Thielmann), 17 miles northwest from Noordwijk. There were no casualties.

Description

People on board13
Tonnage201 ton

References

Down on 19 August

New in MaSS

Wrecks of Flevoland

Burgzand Noord

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