Van den Bosch SS

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Title

Van den Bosch SS

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Unit History

Left Tandjiong Priok 23 February 1942 and came to Australia. During 1942-45 she served as a workhorse in the shuttle to Papua New Guinea. She survived the war and was returned to KPM. She carried 700 Tasmanian Diggers from Darwin to Koepang in Timor to be present at the local Japanese surrender ceremony and take over that part of the island. She made 3 trips to Darwin.

Alternative Unit Name

Van Der Bosche

Parent Unit

Koninklijke Paketvaart-Maatschappij (KPM)

Locations

Darwin Harbour

Dates

27 June 1945 to 25 September 1945

Nation

Netherlands

Service

Merchant Navy

Branch

Troopship

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“Van den Bosch SS,” Northern Territory Library, accessed October 22, 2020, http://www.ntlexhibit.nt.gov.au/items/show/1810.

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