Dutch Steam merchant
|Completed||1920 - A. Vuijk & Zonen, Capelle an der Ijssel|
|Owner||Stoomvaart Mij Oostzee NV (Vinke & Co), Amsterdam|
|Date of attack||23 Nov 1940||Nationality: Dutch|
|Fate||Sunk by U-100 (Joachim Schepke)|
|Position||55° 00'N, 12° 00'W - Grid AM 4641|
|Complement||25 (25 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Sydney - Newport|
|History||Completed in May 1920 |
|Notes on event|
At 01.01 hours on 23 Nov 1940 the Ootmarsum (Master J. de Vries) in convoy SC-11 was hit by one torpedo from U-100 from a distance of 600 metres and sank by the bow immediately. She sank so fast convoy commodore was not even aware that the ship had been sunk.
|On board||We have details of 25 people who were on board.|
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