Category:Van Imhoff (ship, 1914)

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  • Built by: Mij. Fijenoord Rotterdam Ntherlands
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  • Date of completion: 1914
  • Length over all: 99,2 m
  • LPP: m
  • Beam: 13,4 m
  • Draught: m
  • GRT: 2980
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  • Main engine: Steam Triple expansion
  • Speed: 10 kn


  • 1914 Named: VAN IMHOFF for Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij Flag: Netherlands
  • 19.01.1942 attacked by Japanese aircraft. Bombing was enough to sink the ship. The Dutch crew took to the lifeboats leaving the rafts for the internees but the ships captain (Capt. M.J. Hoeksema) was afraid to let the prisoners free without orders. The result being that many of the prisoners went down with the ship. Of the 477 German civilian prisoners and crew on board, 98 persons lost their lives.