dutch Rotterdamsche Lloyd (Koninklijke, KRL, Ruys Willem & Co.) SS Garoet (+1944)
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general
nationality dutch
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1917
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status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 7118  grt
dimensions 136.1 x 16.6 x 10.45 m
material steel
engine steam turbines
armament armed merchantship
power 3700  s.h.p.
speed 13  knots
yard no. 163
IMO/Off. no. 5604148
call sign
PEFV  
PEFV
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 19/06/1944  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.88rank: 545
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builder
Koninklijke Maatschappij De Schelde - Royal Schelde, Vlissingen (Flushing)
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Koninklijke Maatschappij De Schelde - Royal Schelde, Vlissingen (Flushing)
owner
Rotterdamsche Lloyd (Koninklijke, KRL, Ruys Willem & Co.), Rotterdam
captain P. De Raadt
no. of crew 98
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entered 20/12/2007
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Allen Tony20/12/2007Garoet SS was a Dutch Cargo Steamer of 7,118 tons built in 1917. On the 19th June 1944 when on route from BOMBAY & MORMUGAU for DURBAN she was torpedoed by German submarine U-181 and sunk. 88 crew lost from a total crew of 98.
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