Dutch Steam merchant
|Completed||1930 - NV Rotterdamsche Droogdok Mij, Rotterdam|
|Owner||NV Stoomvaart Mij ´Rotterdam´ (W. Ruys & Zonen), Rotterdam|
|Date of attack||18 Feb 1940||Nationality: Dutch|
|Fate||Sunk by U-10 (Joachim Preuss)|
|Position||51° 54'N, 3° 01'E - Grid AN 87|
|Complement||48 (0 dead and 48 survivors).|
|Route||Rotterdam - India|
|Notes on event|
At 09.26 hours on 18 Feb 1940 the Ameland had just passed the Maasbank-buoy and was hit by a torpedo from U-10. She began to sink and the 48 crew members (3 of them injured) abandonded the ship. The master A. Kokké returned to rescue the documents and the ship sank later by the stern.
|On board||We have details of 1 people who were on board.|
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