On This Day (11th March) – WW2 Shipwreckollections

Posted: 11 March 2016 Posted In: Shipwreckollections

SS Djambi (1919-1943)

The Dutch cargo ship, SS Djambi, collided with Silverbeech, a British cargo ship, whilst on route from Liverpool to Beira on 13 March, 1943.

SS Djambi

This resulted in the ship being wrecked at sea. The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society was able to provide 17 of the survivors with £122/8s worth of financial support – the equivalent of more than £5,144 in today’s money.

Picture courtesy of krlmuseum.nl

Posted In: Shipwreckollections