dutch Smit & Van Ommeren SS Grutto (+1940)
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general
nationality dutch
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1925
status
unknown
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weight (tons) 920  grt
dimensions 74.6 x 11 x 3.8 m
engine triple expansion engine
power 258  n.h.p.
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about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 05/03/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
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builder
Van Der Giessen C. & Zonen - Scheepswerf De Hoop, Krimpen A/D Ijssel
owner
Smit & Van Ommeren, Rotterdam
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about the wreck
depth (m.) 23 max. / -- min. (m)
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protected
war grave
updates
entered by Jan Lettens
entered 18/03/2006
last update Allen Tony
last update 03/12/2008
 
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[1] Jan Lettens19/10/2008
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Dive12502/12/2008

UKHO have this is the RIJNSTROOM

´Examined by divers from MV Aquarius Positivly identified as the Rijnstroom - Bell Recovered R. Verpoorte 29/9/1992´

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Jan Lettens19/10/2008Grutto, a dutch steam freighter of 920 tons, was built in 1925. She was on voyage from London to Rotterdam via Gravesend on 4th March 1940, when she was torpedoed at 20:58hrs by U-17. There were 18 casualties.

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