french SS G. G. van Vollenhoven (+1943)
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general
nationality french
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1909
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 702  grt
dimensions 55 x 8.9 x 4.35 m
material steel
engine 3 cyl triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power 450  i.h.p.
speed knots
yard no. 226
call sign
OSHP  
OSHP
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 27/11/1943  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Maatschappij Fijenoord N.V. - Fyenoord, Rotterdam
engine by
Maatschappij Fijenoord N.V. - Fyenoord, Rotterdam
last owner
[1]Soc. Maritime Indochinoise
SS G. G. van Vollenhoven (+1943)
period 1929 ~ 1943
call sign: 
OSHP
prev. owners
[2]Koninklijke Paketvaart Mij. (Kpm), Amsterdam
SS Atjeh
period 1909 ~ 1929
call sign: 
TBFG
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entered by Vleggeert Nico
entered 10/12/2008
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 12/04/2014
 
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[1] Lettens Jan27/07/2012
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Lettens Jan27/07/2012On November 27th, 1943, US submarine USS Bowfin (SS-287 Lt.Cdr. W. T. Griffith) sinks the Vichy French cargo ship Van Vollenhoven (691 GRT) off the coast of French Indochina.
Vleggeert Nico10/12/2008The French steamship Gouverneur Général van Vollenhoven (port of registry:Saigon) was seized by the Japanese in 1942. She was torpedoed and sunk by US submarine Bowfin off Cap Varella (Vietnam).
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