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En route from Philadelphia via Halifax to England with a load of peak iron, capsized during stormy weather in the Atlantic Ocean east of Cape Race (Newfoundland) at position 45.52 ° N / 49.10 ° W.

36 people on board died.

Description

Type: Cargo vess
Built:  Conrad, Scheepswerf & Werktuigenfabriek, Zaandam, 1924
Owner: N.V. Stoomvaart Maatschappij Nederland, Amsterdam
Dimensions: 128.02 x 16.61 x 10.97 Meters Registered
Tonnage: 4178 tons
Propulsion: Steam, Turbine, power: 2600
Speed in knots: 12
Complement:
Master: Leguit J.,

 Soemba

Drawing of the Soemba.

Status

Soemba

Schedule of the Soemba.

References

  • Haersolte, J.W.J. van (1947).
    Scheepsrampen in oorlogstijd, no. 61.
    J.F. Duwaer & Zonen, Amsterdam.
  • Maritiem Historische Data ID 6025.
    Stichting Maritiem Historische Data.

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