BINNENDIJK

BINNENDIJK

Belgian Steamship [27M] – (Dive Dorset:161 – 50 32.11N; 02 20.01W) & (Good detail in LARN) – Hit mine having been instructed by radio to enter Weymouth Bay (which was a contraband port for examination). 14 officers and 28 crew were rescued. Having caught fire she sank on the Shambles, Portland Bill the following day. (Clarke: has 08/09/1939 which is wrong) See also Dictionary of Disaster at Sea: Vol. 1 p85; & Farr: p56.


Day of Loss: 8

Month of Loss: 10

Year of Loss: 1939


Longitude: 50 32.11

Latitude: 02 20.01


Approximate Depth: 27

Aliases, aka: BENNINDIJK, BENNENDIJK