Re: Vessels: Tegelberg, Toba, SoedoeDecember 15 2010 at 8:22 PM
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|Jan Visser (Login Visje1981)|
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Response to Re: Vessels: Tegelberg, Toba, Soedoe
Merkus was a 865 grt merchant ship of the KPM, built in 1937. On her last voyage, B.J.A. le Duc was her master. Beside her crew, there were several passengers on board. No casualties, but all four lifeboats reached Sumatra and their occupants went into captivity.
-- Jan --
K.W.L. Bezemer "Geschiedenis van de Nederlandse Koopvaardij in de Tweede Wereldoorlog", volume 1.
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