Estonian Steam merchant
|Completed||1913 - A. Vuijk & Zonen, Capelle an der Ijssel|
|Owner||J. Rang, Tallinn|
|Date of attack||30 Jun 1940||Nationality: Estonian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-26 (Heinz Scheringer)|
|Position||48.26N, 10.58W - Grid BF 1784|
|Complement||? men (4 dead and ? survivors).|
|Route||Lisbon - Acton Grange|
|History||Completed in January 1913 as Dutch Yssel for NV Houtvaart (Vinke & Co), Rotterdam. 1936 sold to Estonia and renamed Merkur. |
|Notes on loss|
On 30 Jun, 1940, the unescorted Merkur was torpedoed and sunk by U-26 southwest of Lands End.
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