dutch Petroleum Industrie Mij. N. V. (Esso) MV Den Haag (+1940)
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general
nationality dutch
purpose transport
type tanker
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1925
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 8971  grt
dimensions 149.3 x 19.3 x 8.2 m
material steel
engine 2 x diesel engines, dual shaft, 2 screws
power 763  n.h.p.
speed 10  knots
yard no. 469
call sign
PDOR  
PDOR
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 15/02/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.26rank: 623
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Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft A. G., Kiel
engine by
Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft A. G., Kiel
owner
Petroleum Industrie Mij. N. V. (Esso), Den Haag (The Hague)
captain Wijker, C.
no. of crew 39
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entered by Tolhuisen Michael
entered 15/03/2005
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 12/12/2013
 
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Allen Tony26/06/2007
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Allen Tony26/06/2007Den Hagg was a Dutch Motor tanker built in 1925 and owned by PETROLEUM INDUSTRIE MAATSCHAPPIJ NV. She was on route from ARUBA and NEW YORK for ROTTERDAM carrying 11000 tons oil products when she was torpedoed by U-48.
Tolhuisen Michael08/09/2005MS Den Haag; Petroleum Industrie Mij. was torpedoed Februari 15th 1940 by a German U-boot U-48 in the English Channel. 26 souls lost.

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 Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft A. G., Kiel
Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft was a German shipbuilding company, located at Kiel, and one of the largest and most important builders of U-boats for the Kaiserliche Marine in World War I and the Kriegsmarine in World War II
 
 
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