Dutch Steam tanker
|Completed||1938 - Furness Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Haverton Hill, Middlesbrough|
|Owner||Curaçaosche Scheepvaart Mij., Emmastad|
|Date of attack||28 Jul 1943||Nationality: Dutch|
|Fate||Sunk by U-615 (Ralph Kapitzky)|
|Position||12° 07'N, 69° 13'W - Grid EC 9626|
|Complement||36 (23 dead and 13 survivors).|
|Route||Maracaibo (26 Jul) - Curaçao|
|History||Completed in April 1938 |
|Notes on event|
About 02.00 hours on 28 July 1943 the unescorted Rosalia (Master J. van der Linde) was hit by two torpedoes from U-615 about 10 miles south of Curaçao. The tanker broke in two, caught fire and sank at 04.25 hours. The survivors were picked up by the Dutch submarine chaser HNMS H-8 and the rescue boat MBR-50.
|On board||We have details of 36 people who were on board.|
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