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At 01.01 hours on 23 Nov 1940 the Ootmarsum (Master J. de Vries) in convoy SC-11 was hit by one torpedo from U-100 from a distance of 600 metres and sank by the bow immediately. She sank so fast convoy commodore was not even aware that the ship had been sunk.

 

Description

Type: Steam merchant
Built:  1920 - A. Vuijk & Zonen, Capelle an der Ijssel
Owner: Stoomvaart Mij Oostzee NV (Vinke & Co), Amsterdam

Tonnage: 3,628 tons

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