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SS Zeearend, built by N.V. Werf De Noord, Alblasserdam in 1913 and owned  by N.V. Overzeesche Vrachtvaart Mij. Rotterdam, was a steamer of 462 tons.

On September 1st, 1916, Zeearend, on a voyage from Rotterdam to London with a cargo of piece goods, was scuttled with explosives by the German submarine UB-17 (Hans Degetau), 19 miles WNW of the Maas light vessel. There were no casualties.

Description

Type: cargo vessel

Yard: N.V. Werf De Noord, Alblasserdam in 1913

Length: 44,95 m
Beam: 7,74 m
Depth: 3,10 m

Tonnage: 462 tons

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Sunken Treasures