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Cornelis van der Slot

Merchant Navy. Dutch

Born  5 Nov 1906Rotterdam


 Kruis van Verdienste

Roster information listed for Cornelis van der Slot

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
ZaandamMotor passenger shipOiler2 Nov 1942U-174

Personal information

Cornelis van der Slot was one of five survivors from Zaandam who rescued themselves on a raft after the sinking. Two of them died before the remaining three men were rescued after 83 days at sea.

The raft as seen from USS PC-576

The survivors being helped to board the patrol craft

From left to right: Cornelis van der Slot, Nicolaas Hoogendam and Basil Dominic Izzi after being rescued

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