dutch Nederlandsche-Amerikaansche Stoomvaart Mij. N. V. (NASM, Holland-Amerika Line, HAL) SS Binnendijk [+1939]
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nationality dutch
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1921
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weight (tons) 6875  grt
dimensions 126.9 x 16.6 x 11.9 m
material steel
engine 3x steam turbines, single screw
power 3000  s.h.p.
speed 12.5  knots
yard no. 131
IMO/Off. no. 5605468
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about the loss
cause lost mine
date lost 08/10/1939  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
about people
Werf De Noord N. V., Ablasserdam (Rotterdam)
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Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast & Glasgow
Nederlandsche-Amerikaansche Stoomvaart Mij. N. V. (NASM, Holland-Amerika Line, HAL), Rotterdam
captain Morée, W.P.J.
no. of crew 42
about the wreck
depth (m.) 28 max. / -- min. (m)
war grave
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entered 19/07/2006
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last update 14/02/2013
Lettens Jan01/10/2009
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Completely broken. Depth: 23 m. Position: Lulworth Banks, South of Beacon, Dorset. Dive 2 - 3hrs Before & 2 - 3hrs After H.W. Portland
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Allen Tony26/06/2007Holland-Amerika Lijn; 1921; N.V. Werf De Noord Alblasserdam; 6.875 tons; 400.4x54.3x36.6; 648 nhp; turbine engines; The Dutch steamship Binnendijk struck a mine (laid by the U-26) and sunk on October 8th, 1939, three miles S.E. of the Shambles light. She was on voyage from New York to Rotterdam.
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About Builders
 Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast & Glasgow
Harland and Wolff was formed in 1861 by Edward James Harland and Hamburg-born Gustav Wilhelm Wolff. Based in Belfast at Queen’s Island, Harland and Wolff are a huge and very important shipbuilding company. The shipbuilding complex is only one of two yards left in the U.K. capable of building large merchant ships. The yard was most well known for building high-class transatlantic passenger liners and was considered to be the best in the world. The company has built over 1700 ships at four yards and has been in operation for over 135 years.

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