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Sunday, 23 November 2014

Norwegian bark Emilie Marie underway from Madagascar towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 29 February 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 27th reported the passing of the Norwegian bark Emilie Marie underway from Madagascar towards Anjer.

Dutch bark Anna Herbertha underway from England to the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 20 February 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] reported that the Dutch bark Anna Herbertha received orders for Tandjong Priok. She passed on the 17th Anjer coming from Cardiff, England arriving on the 19th at Batavia, Dutch East Indies coming from Barry Dock, captain Wetter, shipping agents J. Daendels&Co.

Italian bark Guiseppe underway from USA towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 20 February 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] reported the passing of the Italian bark Guiseppe underway from New York, USA towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies. She arrived the 19th at Batavia, captain Lauro, shipping agents J.F. van Leeuwen&Co.

British ship (elsewhere called bark] Chrysomene underway USA towards according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 18 February 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 16th reported the passing of the British ship (elsewhere called bark] Chrysomene underway from New York, USA towards Anjer loaded with petrol. A second item reported that she left Anjer towards Karang Antoe.

Slovenian bulk carrier Tamar 2010-


Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 23 November 2014

Marshall islands-flagged, IMO 9456226, MMSI 538003703 and callsign V&SQ6. 

Norwegian oil products tanker SKS Demini 2012-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 23 November 2014

Norway International Regiser-flagged, homeport Bergen, Norway, IMO 9531636, MMSI 259985000 and callsign LAND7.

German tanker New York Star 2006-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 23 November 2014

Liberia-flagged, homeport Monrovia, IMO 9330355, MMSI 636091197 and callsign A8KNS5.

German bulk carrier (ex-Oriente Noble 1996-2013) Lucky Trader 2013-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 22 November 2014

Antigua&Barbuda-flagged, IMO 9128075, MMSI 305987000 and callsign V2GL8. Ex-Oriente Noble renamed October 2013.

Greek tanker Mojito 2005-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 22 November 2014

Marshall islands-flagged, IMO 9322138, MMSI 538002436 and callsign V7IR4.

Belgian cutter suction dredger Leonardo da Vinci 1985-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 21 November 2014

Mauritius-flagged, IMO 8411592, MMSI 645157000 and callsign3BRR. Gross tonnage 5.760 tons, summer deadweight 1.490 tons and as dimensions 129,7 (over all) x 22,4 x 5,26 metres. Dredging depth 33,4 metres. Accommodation for 41 persons. Speed 11,3 knots. Horsepower of the diesels total 20.260 kW. Built in 1985 at the shipyard of IHC Dredgers, Kinderdijk, Netherlands. Owned by De Nul, Aalst, Belgiumand managed by Dredging&Maritime Management, Luxembourg.

Norwegian car carrier (ex-Ocean Challenger 2010-2013) Glovis Companion 2013-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 22 November 2014

Marshall Islands-flagged, IMO 9460899, MMSI 538005018 and callsign V7AK9. Ex-Ocean Challenger renamed February 2013.

Japanese bulk carrier Cape Keystone 2011-


Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 22 November 2014

Panama-flagged, IMO 9463334, MMSI 371495000 and callsign 3EZI7.

Saturday, 22 November 2014

Italian bark Colombo underway from USA towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 18 February 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 16th reported the passing of the Italian bark Colombo underway from New York, USA towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies loaded with petrol. Arrived there on the 17th, captain Stagno, shipping agents Maintz&Co.

Italian bark Colombina underway from USA towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 18 February 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 17th reported the passing of the Italian bark Colombina underway from New York, USA towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies loaded with petrol. Arrived there on the 18th, captain Massa, shipping agent H. Rosenthal.

Dutch bark Johanna underway from Netherlands towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 17 February 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 15th reported the passing of the Dutch bark Johanna underway from Rotterdam, Netherlands towards Java, Dutch East Indies. Arrived on the 17th at Batavia, Dutch East Indies, captain Looze and shipping agents J.F. van Leeuwen&Co.

American bark Martha Davis underway from Hong Kong towards USA according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 17 February 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 15th reported the passing of the American bark Martha Davis underway from Hong Kong towards New York, USA.

Italian bark David underway from USA towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 16 February 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 15th reported the passing of the Italian bark David underway from New York, USA towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies. She arrived there on the 17th, captain Orpa, shipping agents Handelsvereeniging Amsterdam.

British bark Bowmann B. Law underway from USA towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 16 February 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 15th reported the passing of the British bark Bowmann B. Law underway from New York, USA towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies. Departed on the 18th Batavia towards Surabaya, Dutch East Indies, captain Tilley.

Italian bark Maria&Teresa arrived at Batavia, Dutch East Indies coming from the USA according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 13 February 1892

An item reported the arrival at Batavia, Dutch East Indies on the 13th of the Italian bark Maria&Teresa captain Matarazza coming from New York, USA, shipping agent H. Rosenthal. She departed on the 15th towards Surabaya, Dutch East Indies.

British bark Aline underway from England towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode 13 February 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 12th reported the passing of the British bark Aline underway from Barry Docks, England towards Makassar, Dutch East Indies.

Icelandic trawler (ex-Vesttind 2003-2007) Brimnes RE 27 2007-

Photo made by Pétur Guðmundur Ingimarsson, thanks for allowing us publishing it. 

Iceland-flagged, homeport Reykjavik, IMO 9258741, MMSI 251790000 and callsign TFKD. Built in 2003 at the Havyard Solstrand, Tomrefjord, Norway. Ex-Vesttind renamed July 2007.

Norwegian general cargo ship (ex-Frengen 1967-1982, Frengoy 1982-2998) Frengen 2008-


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IMO 6811073, MMSI 257260500 and callsign LMVT. Ex-Frengen renamed January 1982 and Frengoy renamed July 2008. Built in 1967 by the Bergen Group Fosen, Rissa, Norway.

French destroyer Primauget (D 644) 1981-

Photo made by Pétur Guðmundur Ingimarsson, thanks for allowing us publishing it. 

A F70 type anti-submarine frigate of the Georges Leygues-class. Laid down on 17 November 1981, launched on 17 March 1984, commissioned on 5 November 1986 and in 2014 still in service. With a displacement of 3.680 tons/3.6222 long tons (standard)-4.580 tons/4.508 long tons (full load) and as dimensions 139,00 x 14,00 x 5,80 metres or 456’0” x 45’11” x 19’0” metres. The 2 Pielstick diesels supplied 5.200 hp and the 2 Rolls Royce gas turbines 26.000 hp allowing a speed of 21 (diesels)-29,5 (turbines) knots. Her crew numbers 144 men. Her armament consisted of 1-10cm gun, 2-2cm guns, 2-12,7mm machineguns, 1-Crotale EDIR missile launcher (8 on launcher+18 stored) and 2 Simbad systems with 2x2 Mistral missiles. With a hangar and a flight deck can she carry two Lynx WG13 Mk4 helicopters with her.

Finnish minelayer FNS Pohjanmaa 1977-


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Her building at the Wartsila Helsinki Shipyard, Helsinki, Finland was ordered in 1977, laid down on 1 May 1978, launched on 28 August, commissioned and baptized by Aili Haapkylä on 8 June 1979, training ship for the Naval Academy until 1992, and rebuilt in 1996-1998. Homeport Upinniemi. With a displacement of 1.450 tonnes and as dimensions 78,6 x 11,2 x 3,3 metres or 258’ x 37’ x 11’. Her crew numbers 70 (as Minelayer)-120 (as training ship). With a horsepower of 4.280 kW a speed of 18-19 knots. Her armament consisted after 1998 of 1-5,7cm gun, 1-4cm gun, 2-Sako 2,3cm twin barrel guns, 2-12,7,mm machine guns, 2 rails for depth charges and 4 rails for 150 sea mines. The intention was to decommission her end 2013 and finally to be sold or broken up. In August that year seemed Estonia interested to buy her, but his was finally cancelled. The latest news is that she will serve until 2015. 

Icelandic trawler (ex-Jon Finnsson 1987-1995, Herstir 1995-1997, Hersir 1997, Kap 1997-1998. ) Faxi RE 9 1998-

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Iceland-flagged, homeport Reykjavik, IMO 8612378, MMSI 251125000 and callsign TFJJ. Ex-Jon Finnsson renamed August 1995, Herstir renamed January 1997, Hersir renamed April 1997 and Kap renamed November 1998. Built in 1987 at the Szczecin Repair Yard Gryfia Szcezecin, Poland.

Icelandic trawler Dröfn RE 35 1981-


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Iceland-flagged, homeport Reykjavik, IMO 8002755, MMSI 215149110 and callsign TFOW D. Built in 1981 at the Velsmidja Seydisfjardar, Seydisfjordur, Iceland.

Icelandic factory trawler (ex-Vilhelm Egede 1984-1996, Gissur 1996-1997, Hersir 1997-1999, Borgin KL 717 1999-2001, Fame 2001-2002, Borgin 2002-2011) Isbjorn 2011-

Photo made by Pétur Guðmundur Ingimarsson, thanks for allowing us publishing it. Lying at Reykjavik. 

Iceland-flagged, homeport Isafjordur, IMO 8404513, MMSI 251519000 and callsign TFTG. Ex-Vilhelm Egede renamed December 1996, Gissur renamed December 1997, Hersir renamed June 1999, Borgin KL 717 renamed July 2001, Fame renamed March 2002 and Borgin renamed 10 December 2011. Built in 1984 at the Vard Langsten, Tomrefjord, Norway.

Icelandic trawler (ex-Magnus 1967-1988, Hrafn Sveinbjanarson III 1988, Valaberg 1988-1989, Bergur VE-44 1989-2006, Alsey 2006-2008, Carpe 2008-2011) Alpha 2011-

Photo made by Pétur Guðmundur Ingimarsson, thanks for allowing us publishing it.

Iceland-flagged, homeport Hafnarfjordur, IMO 6713996, MMSI 251236000 and callsign TFEP. Ex-Magnus renamed 1988, Hrafn Sveinbjanarson III renamed 1988, Valaberg renamed January 1989, Bergur VE-44 renamed February 2006, Alsey renamed August 2008 and Carpe Diem renamed July 2011. Built in 1967 by Lindstols Skips&Baatbyggeri, Risor, Norway.

Icelandic trawler (ex-Grinnoy 1991-1992, Otto Wathne 1992-1994, Ran 1994-2005) Baldvin Njalsson 2005-

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Iceland-flagged, homeport Hafnarfjordur, IMO 8714528, MMSI 251182110 and callsign TFTF. Ex-Grinnoy renamed August 1992, Otto Wathne renamed March 1994 and Ran renamed January 2005. Built in 1991 at the shipyard Construcciones Navales, Santo Domingo, Spain.

Norwegian bark Orion underway from Thailand towards Scotland according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 1 February 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 30th reported the passing of the Norwegian bark Orion underway from Bangkok, Thailand towards the Clyde, Scotland.

Italian bark Salvatore dall’Orso visited Batavia, Dutch East Indies coming from USA according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 10 February 1892

An item reported the arrival at Batavia, Dutch East Indies on the 10th of the Italian bark Salvatore dall’Orso coming from New York, captain Cauepa, shipping agents Frangenheim&Co. She departed on the 15th Cheribon, Dutch East Indies.

Norwegian bark Bonheur underway from USA towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 12 February 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 11th reported the passing of the Norwegian bark Bonheur underway from New York, USA towards Anjer and Batavia, Dutch East Indies. Arrived at Batavia the 15th, captain Tellefsen, shipping agents Maintz&Co. and departed on the 16th towards Rembang, Dutch East Indies.

Italian bark Luigia Raffo underway from Dutch East Indies towards Portugal according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 1 February 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] reported the passing of the Italian bark Luigia Raffo underway from Batavia, Dutch East Indies  towards Lisbon, Portugal.

Dutch ship of the line 3rd charter Schrikverwekker 1798-1806

Model NG-MC-272-2, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Netherlands. Original link

Laid down at the navy yard at Amsterdam, Netherlands by R. Dorsman and Mast in 1798. launched on 28 September 1799, wrecked on 18 May 1806 on the reefs at Poeloe Parra/Puloo Pinang, Dutch East Indies, with as dimensions 180’x 48’x 21 8/11’and an armament of 68 guns. The news of her loss was received via Denmark and published in the Dutch newspaper Koninklijke Courant dated 14 January 1807. She was part of the squadron commanded by rear admiral Hartsinck. Her crew was saved.

Dutch ship of the line 3rd charter (ex-Dogegrsbank 1797-1814) Zeeland 1814-

Model NG-MC-272-2, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Netherlands. Original link

On stocks as the Doggersbank at the navy yard at Rotterdam, Netherlands by P. Glavimans on 9 October 1797, launched on 3 March 1798, coppered 1798, decommissioned and became accommodation ship for the marines at Willemsoord, Netherland 1807, coppered 1811, renamed Zeeland 1814, guard ship 1815, sold at Nieuwediep, Netherlands for ƒ 14.300,00 to be broken up 1839, dimensions 180 x 48 x 21½ and an armament of 68 guns.

Dutch ship of the line 3rd charter Revolutie 1798-1807

Model NG-MC-272-2, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Netherlands. Original link

On stocks at the navy yard at Rotterdam, Netherlands by P. Glavimans Jz. in 1798, launched on 20 march 1799, burnt by her own crew in the Dutch East Indies in 1807, with as dimensions 180’x 48’x 21½ (Asmus)-21 8/11’ (Obreen) and an armament of 68 guns.

Dutch screw steamship Zr.Ms. Bali returning in the Netherlands coming from the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche courant dated 21 March 1863

An item reported that the Dutch screw steamship Zr.Ms. Bali lieutenant 1st class A.L. Palm arrived a day earlier at Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands returning from the Dutch East Indies.(1)

Note
1. Screw steamship 3rd class, call sign GQCR, laid down at the shipyard of F. Smit, Kinderdijk, Netherlands September 1855, launched 8 October 1856, docked at the navy yard at Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands 8-13 may 1857, 28 April 1863-6 September 1864 and 5-9 August 1865, condemned and sold to be broken up 1877, displacement 620 tons, dimensions 38,00 (over all) x 8,74 x 3,90 metres, horsepower 100 nhp supplied by engines manufactured by Fijenoord, an armament of 10 guns (2 light 12pd guns, 8-30pd carronades) and a crew numbering 85 men.

Dutch screw steamship 1st class Zr.Ms. Curacao executing surveys in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Nederlandsche staatscourant dated 10 August 1869

An item referred to an official tiding dated 15 June dealing wit the movements of the Dutch warships serving in the Dutch East Indies. The Dutch screw steamship 1st class Zr.Ms. Curacao captain J. van Gogh was executing surveys north of the Twee Gebroeders.(1)

Note
1. Screw steamship 1st class, iron hull with wood clad on stocks at the navy yard at Vlissingen, Netherlands on 14 July 1860, launched 10 December 1863, added to the Indies Military Navy 1 October 1878, decommissioned on 1 October 1885, sold in 1886 to be broken up, displacement 2.030 tons and as dimensions 58-62,84 (over all0 x 12,25 x 5,5 metres, horsepower 250 (1880)-700 hp, speed 8,5 miles, a crew numbering 225 men and an armament consisting of 8 rifled 16cm guns.

Dutch paddle steamship 3rd class Zr.Ms. Banka serving around Riouw and Linga, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Nederlandsche staatscourant dated 10 August 1869

An item referred to an official tiding dated 15 June dealing wit the movements of the Dutch warships serving in the Dutch East Indies. The Dutch iron built paddle steamship Zr.Ms. Banka lieutenant 1st class W.F. van der Burg was stationed in the waters of Riouw and Linga.(1)

Note
1. Paddle steamship 3rd class, calls ign GQDB, iron-built, on stocks at the shipyard of the Kon. Fabriek etc., Amsterdam, Netherlands in 1866, launched in 1867, decommissioned on 18 August 1886, converted into a pilot station ship for the Oostervaarwater of Surabaya, Dutch East Indies as replacement of the Timor, displacement 1.070 tons, dimensions 52,9 x 8,8-15,28 (over paddle wheels) x 5,6 metres, horsepower 200 hp, an armament of 2 medium 30pd guns and 2-rifled 16cm guns and a crew numbering 100-122 men (1885: 92 Europeans, 30 natives).

Norwegian bark Silas underway from Brazil towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Het nieuws van den dag voor Nederlandsch-Indië dated 5 May 1914

An item dated Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 3rd reported the passing of the Norwegian bark Silas captain Jacobsen underway from Rio Janeiro, Brazil towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies.

British bark Brilliant underway from Hong Kong towards USA according to the Dutch newspaper Het nieuws van den dag voor Nederlandsch-Indië dated 20 February 1914

An item dated Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 19th reported the passing of the British bark Brilliant captain Grant underway from Hong Kong towards New York, USA.

Norwegian bark Silas underway from Batavia towards Padang Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Het nieuws van den dag voor Nederlandsch-Indië dated 27 May 1914

An item dated Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 25th reported the passing of the Norwegian bark Silas captain Jacobsen underway from Batavia, Dutch East Indies towards Padang, Dutch East Indies.

German bark R.C. Rickmers underway from Vladivostok, Russia towards the Channel according to the Dutch newspaper Het nieuws van den dag voor Nederlandsch-Indië dated 10 February 1914

An item dated Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 8th reported the passing of the German bark R.C. Rickmers captain Damman underway from Vladivostok, Russia towards the Channel.

American whaler Smyrna again to be fitted out as whaler according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 19 July 1859

An item reported that the bark Smyrna of New Bedford, USA of 219 tons was bought by Charles Randall and to be fitted out as a whaler with as captain Webb, earlier of the bark Osceola which was condemned at Pernambuco, Brazil. The departure was planned around 1 September.(1)

Note
1. Tonnage 219 tons, shipping agent Charles S. Randall, lying in the harbour.

American whaler Colombus again to be fitted out as whaler according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 19 July 1859

An item reported that the bark Columbus who had been property of the late W.R. Rodman was bought by John P. Knowler of New Bedford, USA and her captain was to be Edwin A. Luce of Edgartown, earlier master of the bark Superior of New Bedford.(1)

Note
1. Tonnage 339 tons, lying in harbour.

American whaler Mary Wilder lying on 5th June at Paita, Peru according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 19 July 1859

A letter written on board of the Mary Wilder captain Barker of New Bedford at Paita, Peru on 5th June reports that she had a catch of 950 barrels sperm oil and 150 barrels whale oil. Everything was well on board. She intended to begin a sperm whale cruise expecting to return home in January 1860. Most of the oil came from catches around the Galapagos Islands [Ecuador].(1)

Note
1. Tonnage 213 tons, shipping agent Charles Almy, departed on 16 June 1857 towards the Pacific.

American whaler Hiawatha lying on 18th March in the Bay of Island according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 19 July 1859

A letter written by captain Ellis on board of the Hiawatha (1) of New Bedford, USA on 18 March in the Bay of Islands reports that she had a catch of 850 barrels sperm oil. They loaded 8.166 gallons on board of the bark Henry Taber (2) of and bound for New Bedford.

Notes
1. Tonnage 381 tons, shipping agent Thomas Nye jr., departed on 11 October 1856 towards the Pacific.
2. Tonnage 355 tons, captain Ewer, shipping agents Henry Taber&Co., departed on 24 July 1856 towards the Pacific.

Friday, 21 November 2014

Dutch fishing vessel Alrieke (UK 253) 1985-

Harbour of Harlingen, Netherlands 5 July 2014

Netherlands-flagged, IMO 842314, MMSI 246182000 and callsign PDJV.

Dutch trawler (ex-Grietje Lummetje 1985-2992) Dr. Maarten Luther (SC-31) 2002-

Harbour of Harlingen, Netherlands 5 July 2014

IMO 8421743, MMSI 211365280 and callsign DIRA. Ex-Grietje Lummetje renamed January 2002.

British trawler (ex-Wybrigje 1984-1997, Willianne 1997-1998, Wybrigje 1998-2009) Hendrik Brands (LT-162) 2009-

Harbour of Harlingen, Netherlands 5 July 2014

England-flagged, homeport Lowestoft, England, IMO 8205840, MMSI 234879000 and callsign MXNW5. Ex-Wybrigje renamed 1997, Willianne renamed December 1998 and Wybrigje renamed April 2009.

Dutch fishing cutter (ex-BOU 201 1991-1995, Unternehmung/SC-26 1995-2011) Lub Romkes (UK-194) 2011-

Harbour of Harlingen, Netherlands 5 July 2014

Netherlands-flagged. MMSI 24470400 and callsign PCNS. Former German Eurocutter Unternehmung (SC 26) renamed December 2011. In 1991 built by the shipyard of Maaskant as the Belgian flag cutter BOU 201 using a Casco manufactured in Yugoslavia, since 1995 fitted out with a German number.

Dutch fishing trawler Eben Haezer (UK-292) 1989-

Harbour of Harlingen, Netherlands 5 July 2014

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Urk, IMO 8906377, MMSI 245564000 and callsign PDUK

Dutch fishing trawler Janssen (UK-382) 1994-

Harbour of Harlingen, Netherlands 5 July 2014

Netherlands-flagged, IMO 9102629, MMSI 245999000 and callsign PEZW.

Dutch fishing vessel Jurie van den Berg (NG 1) 1979-

Harbour of Harlingen, Netherlands 5 July 2014

IMO 7904803, MMSI 211270480 and callsign DCDW.

Dutch fishing trawler (ex-Samenwerking 1985, Cornelia Irene 1985-2009) Orion (UK-163) 2009-

Harbour of Harlingen, Netherlands 5 July 2014

IMO 8509519, MMSI 244634000 and callsign PHHJ. Ex-samenwerking renamed 1985 and Cornelia Irene renamed November 2009.

Dutch fishing vessel Adrianne (OD-3) 1981-

Harbour of Harlingen, Netherlands 5 July 2014

Netherlands-flagged, MMSI 245617000 and callsign PFWH.

Dutch fishing vessel (ex-Pieternella Johanna 1984-2005, Maarten Post 2005-2009) Jacoba Aleida (UK-266) 1984-

Harbour of Harlingen, Netherlands 5 July 2014

IMO 8411516, MMSI 244070000 and callsign PGSY. Ex-Pieternella Johanna renamed January 2005 and Maarten Post renamed November 2009.

Dutch fishing vessel Willem Jacob (UK-158) 1993-

Harbour of Harlingen, Netherlands 5 July 2014

IMO 9019420, MMSI 246161000 and callsign PIPM.

British bark Cheshire underway from Mozambique towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 4 January 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 30 December 1892 reported the passing of the British bark Cheshire underway from Delagoa Bay [Maputo Bay, Mozambique] towards Samarang, Dutch East Indies.

British bark Thermopylae underway from Cochin China towards the Channel according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 4 January 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 31 December 1892 reported the passing of the British bark Thermopylae underway from Saigon, Cochin China towards the Channel.

German bark Paul Rickmers underway from Annam towards Germany according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 5 January 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 3rd reported the passing of the German bark Paul Rickmers underway from Houcohe, Annam towards Hamburg, Germany.

French bark General Berthaut underway from Singapore towards France according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 12 January 1892

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 9th reported that the French bark General Berthaut passed Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] underway from Singapore towards Marseille, France.

American bark Antioch underway from Singapore towards USA according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 12 January 1892

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 9th reported that the American bark Antioch passed Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] underway from Singapore towards Boston, USA.

Norwegian bark Sterling underway from USA towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 18 January 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 17th reported the passing of the Norwegian bark Sterling underway from Savannah, USA towards Samarang, Dutch East Indies. Captain Lie She arrived at Batavia, Dutch East Indies on the 19th, leaving the 20th Samarang, Dutch East Indies.

Norwegian bark Jupiter arrived in the Dutch East Indies coming from England according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode 22 January 1892

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 21st reported the arrival of the Norwegian bark Jupiter captain Bjorke coming from Cardiff,  England. Shipping agents J. Daendels&Co. On the 25th departed she towards Surabaya, Dutch East Indies.The editon dated 25th reported her passing Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] on the 22nd.

British bark Abyssinia from Singapore towards USA according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 25 January 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 22nd reported the passing of the British bark Abyssinia from Singapore towards Boston, USA.

American bark William Hales underway from Singapore towards USA according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 26 January 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 21st reported the passing of the American bark William Hales underway from Singapore towards New York, USA.

Norwegian bark India underway from USA towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 27 January 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 25th reported the passing of the Norwegian bark India underway from Savannah, USA towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies. She arrived there the same day, captain Morgensen, shipping agents J. Daendels&Co. She departed the 28th towards Samarang, Dutch East Indies.

Italian bark Beppe underway from USA towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 27 January 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 25th reported the passing of the Italian bark Beppe underway from New York, USA towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies. An item dated Batavia 27th reported her arrival, captain Bertolotto, shipping agents Mclaine Watson&C. The edition dated 28th reported her departure that same day towards Samarang, Dutch East Indies.

Thursday, 20 November 2014

Egyptian crude oil tanker (ex-Opal Queen 2001-2011) ETC Isis 2011-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 17 November 2014

Liberia-flagged, homeport Monrovia, IMO 9229427, MMSI 636015114 and callsign A8YR4. Ex-Opal Queen renamed March 2011.

Greek bulk carrier Petalon 2010-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 17 November 2014

Greece-flagged, homeport Andros, IMO 9469041, MMSI 241016000 and callsign SVAZ8.

Chinese bulk carrier Sam Lion 2012-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 17 November 2014

Hong Kong/China-flagged, IMO 9620164, MMSI 477813900 and callsign VRKP7.

Salvage of the wrecks at Sevastopol, Russia according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 26th July 1859

An item referred to tidings received from Sevastopol, Russia reported the salvage of 18 vessels consisting of brigs, schooners and 1-18 gun corvette. Of the 28 were 15 in rather good condition, the others were broken into parts but their copper, sheathing and timber valuable enough for spending salvage costs. The vessels were sold on location or sent to Odessa and Constantinople. At the salvage were around 21 Americans and 60-70 Russians active.(1)

Notes
1. The wrecks were a result of the Crimean war (4 October 1853-12 February 1856) going on with France, England, Ottoman Empire and the Kingdom Sardinia were united against the Russian empire.

Movements of the American whalers Gazelle, Elizabeth C. Cowdin and Elizabeth according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 26th July 1859

An letter written by captain Baker on board of the Gazelle (1) of New Bedford, USA lying in the Bay of Islands reports that according to tidings from Treasury Island (Hebrides) around 1st of February the bark Elliot C. Cowdin (2) captain Bailey of Dartmouth was lying there with a catch of 1.100 barrels sperm oil. The Elizabeth (3) captain Pierce of New Bedford was leaving the harbour with a catch of 1.440 barrels sperm oil.

Notes
1. Tonnage 340 tons, shipping agent Thomas Nye jr., departed on 18 August 1857 towards the Pacific.
2. Tonnage 280 tons, shipping agent Tucker&Cummings, departed on 9 October 1855 towards the Pacific.
3. Tonnage 329  tons, shipping agent Thomas Nye Jr., departed on 11 October 155 towards the Pacific.

American whaler William Lee lying on the 4th at Paita, Peru according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 19 July 1859

An item reported that the whaling bark William Lee of Newport had to enter Paita, Peru on the 5th needing repairs. In January 1859 she was pierced by a swordfish in the starboard bow two feet under water and repaired at Tecamas. Just ten days after her departure was she on 7th May again pierced by a swordfish though copper, sheathing and oak with a total thickness of nearly 8“. Natives of Easter Island discovered the leak 7 feet under water. With both pumps standby was Paita reached with the leak with plugs, blankets and cotton provisional stopped.(1)

Note
1. Tonnage 134 tons, captain Martin, shipping agent Heman Smith, departed on 17 May 1859 towards the Atlantic

American whaler Emerald sold according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 19 July 1859

An item reported that the whaler Emerald of Sag Harbor, USA was sold for 5.100 US dollars on an auction on the 12th to Mr. John Budd and others. She was built in 1835 and used as a Havre packet during around 15 years. In 1851 purchased at Sag Harbor.(1)

Note
1. Tonnage 518 tons, shipping agent John Budd, lying in the harbour.

American whaler Japan lying at sea on 17th June according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 19 July 1859

A letter written by captain Grant on board of the Japan of New Bedford on 17th June while at sea 45.80 latitude 31 degrees west longitude reported everything well on board. Just 4 days at sea was her catch 22 barrels sperm whale oil.(1)

Note
1. Tonnage 487 tons, shipping agent William G. Blackler, departed on 31 May 1858 towards the Pacific.

American whaler James Arnold lying on 23rd March in the Bay of Islands according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 19 July 1859

A letter written by captain Sullivan on board of the James Arnold of New Bedford, USA on 23rd March in the Bay of Islands reported a catch of 500 barrels sperm oil and everything well on board. She was now destined for a cruise on New Zealand Ground.(1)

Note
1. Tonnage 393 tons, shipping agent Henry Taber&Co., departed on 18 August 1857 towards the Pacific.

American whaler Baltic sold at New Bedford, USA according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 19 July 1859

An item reported that the bark Baltic of New Bedford, USA of 395 tons owned by the late Mr. Alex. Gibbs decommissioned after returning from her last cruise was on an auction last Saturday sold for 5.050 to Cornelius Howland.

American whaler Henry Taber arrived on the 23rd at New Bedford, USA according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 26th July 1859

An item reported that the bark Henry Taber captain Ewer (1) arrived at New Bedford, USA on Saturday 23rd coming from the Bay of Islands with 250 barrels sperm oil of the Hiawatha (2) for Thomas Nye jr.

Notes
1. Tonnage 355 tons, captain Ewer, shipping agents Henry Taber&Co., departed on 24 July 1856 towards the Pacific. She returned after a voyage during 4 years with the original crew except for one sailor still complete. Ewer was in the newspaper described as a model shipmaster.
2. Tonnage 381 tons, shipping agent Thomas Nye jr., departed on 11 October 1856 towards the Pacific.

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Dutch bark Antonia underway from Dutch East Indies towards Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaperJava-bode dated 28 October 1890

An item dated Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 27th reported the passing of the Dutch bark Antonia underway from Batavia, Dutch East Indies towards Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Norwegian bark Ester underway from Netherlands towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaperJava-bode dated 28 October 1890

An item dated Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 27th reported the passing of the Norwegian bark Ester underway from Amsterdam, Netherlands towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies.

American bark Antioch underway from USA towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 28 October 1890

An item dated Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 27th reported the passing of the American bark Antioch underway from New York, USA towards Anjer.

Italian bark Angeli arrived at Batavia, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 20 October 1890

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 19th reported the arrival of the Italian bark Angeli captain Semidi coming from Tagal, Dutch East Indies. Shipping Agents Mclaine Watson&Co.

Italian bark Anna P. underway from USA towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 16 October 1890

An item dated Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 14th reported the passing of the Italian bark Anna P. underway from New York, USA towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies.

American bark Pilgrim arrived at Batavia, Dutch East Indies from Philippines according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 5 August 1890

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 4th reported the arrival of the American bark Pilgrim captain Paine coming from Ilo Ilo, Philippines.

British bark R. Morrow underway from Singapore towards the USA according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 5 August 1890

An item dated Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 3rd reported the passing of the British bark R. Morrow underway from Singapore towards New York, USA.

Dutch bark Willem Eggerts underway from Dutch East Indies towards the Channel according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 11 June 1890

An item dated Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] dated 10th reported the passing of the Dutch bark Willem Eggerts underway from Batavia, Dutch East Indies towards the Channel.

Dutch tug (1904) Brutus 2 1997-


Den Helder, Netherlands 27 September 2010

EU no. 2001659. Built in 1904 at the shipyard of Kromhout, Amsterdam, Netherlands with yard number 420 as the Antoinette W. Goedkoop for account of Goedkoop NV, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Dimensions 19,48 x 4,27 x 1,82cm. Originally fitted out with a 160hp Goedkoop steam engine, later replaced by a Bolnes 300 hp engine. Ex-Antoinette W. Goedkoop 1904-1937, Hendrika Aaltje 1937-1950, Phoenix 1950-1954, Thakla 1954-1956, Berkel 1956-1969, Marga 1969-1970, Noordter 1970-1984, Assistem V 1984-1995, Assistant 2 1995-1996, Maurice 1996-1997, Brutus 2 1997-. Various owners in her existence although all Dutch. 


Dutch tug Alkmaria Victrix 1959-

Den Helder, Netherlands 27 September 2010

EU no. 03110448. Built in 1959 at the shipyard of Visscher&Zwartsluis, Netherlands. Later property of Daalders Aannemingsmaatschappij, Schoorl, Netherlands and in 2010 of Ooms materieel BV, Scharwoude. Netherlands. Tonnage 5 tons and as dimensions 13,80 x 3,76 x 1,60 cm. Fitted out with a 168 hp DAF engine.

Dutch standby safety vessel (ex-Rijnmond VI 1972 1981, Maria Paulina 1981-1992, Seabird renamed 1992-2004, Vos Rover 2004-2009) Shalom II 2009-

Den Helder, Netherlands 27 September 2010

Panama-flagged, IMO 7211892, MMSI 352294000 and callsign HP9180. Gross tonnage 373 tons, summer deadweight 104 tons and as dimensions 35 x 9 x 3,5 metres. Originally a trawler, deepened in 1987 and which was converted into a safety stand-by ship IN 1992. Built in 1972 at the shipyard Scheepswerf Haak, Zaandam, Netherlands. Owned and managed by Adonia Shipping, Rotterdam, Netherlands. Ex-Rijnmond VI renamed 1981, Maria Paulina renamed December 1992, Seabird renamed August 2004 and Vos Rover renamed June 2009.

American bark George S. Homer underway from Singapore towards USA according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 22 March 1890

An item dated Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 21st reported the passing of the American bark George S. Homer underway from Singapore towards New York, USA.

Norwegian bark Stavanger departed Batavia towards Semarang, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Bataviaasch handelsblad dated 26 July 1890

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies the 26th reported the departure of the Norwegian bark Stavanger captain Petersen towards Semarang, Dutch East Indies.

British bark probably the Glandinorvig underway from Australia towards Singapore according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 23 January 1890

An item dated Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] reported the passing of the British bark probably the Glandinorvig underway from Australia towards Singapore.

Swedish bark Jupiter underway from USA towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 10 April 1890

An item dated Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Java] dated 8th reported the passing of the Swedish bark Jupiter underway from New York, USA towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies.

Part of the cargo of wrecked German bark Ursula off Terschelling, Netherlands saved according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 9 May 1890

An item dated Terschelling, Netherlands reported that the same day 170 bales of rice from the wreck of the German bark Ursula were salvaged.

Dutch bark Noach IV arrived at Batavia, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Bataviaasch handelsblad dated 13 May 1890

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 12th reported the arrival of the Dutch bark Noach IV captain Gomes coming from Rotterdam, Netherlands. Shipping agent J. Daendels.

Italian bark Anna P. arrived at Batavia, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Bataviaasch handelsblad dated 15 October 1890

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 15th reported the arrival of the Italian bark Anna P. captain De Grazia coming from New York, USA. Shipping agent H. Resenthal.

Norwegian bark Aron underway from Thailand towards the Channel according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 1 March 1890

An item dated Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Java] dated  28th February reported the passing of the Norwegian bark Aron underway from Bangkok, Thailand towards the Channel.

British bark Assyria underway from USA towards China according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 13 May 1890

An item dated Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] dated 11th  reported the passing of the British bark Assyria underway from New York, USA towards Shanghai, China.

Austrian broadside ironclad Juan d'Austria 1861-1919


Also called a 2nd class armoured frigate with wood built hull. Worse qualities. Laid down at the shipyard Stabilimento Technico Triestino, Italy in October 1862, launched on 26 July 1862 and completed in 1863. Original specifications. A displacement of 3.558 tons and as dimensions 70,78 (between perpendiculars) x 14,00 x 6,32 metres or 232’2” x 45’11” x20’9”. The 2-cylinder horizontal engine supplied 1.900 ihp allowing a speed of 11 knots. The armour consisted of a 11cm thick belt. The original armament consisted of 15-15c, 24 pd muzzle loading rifles, 16-48pd guns, 1-12pd gun and 1-6 pd gun. In 1867 replaced by 12-7”Armstrong muzzle loading guns and 2-3cm 4-d boat guns. Her crew numbered them 386 men. Sister ships were the Prinz Eugen and the Kaiser.

All three ships were rebuilt as centre battery ships. As the Don Juan d'Austria was laid down at the shipyard Tabilimento Technico Triestino, Italy on 14 February 1874, launched on 25 October 1875, completed on 26 June 1876, stricken on 29 June 1904, accommodation ship for the staff of the torpedo service, confiscated after the First World by Italy but sunk in 1919.

Russian broadside ironclad Perwenec or Pervenets 1861-1905 (1960s)


Her building at the shipyard of Thames Iron Works, Blackwall, England was ordered on 18 November 1861, laid down in December, launched on 8/18 May 1863, commissioned on 28 July 1864, classified as a coast defence ship on 13 February 1893, reserve since 1904, stricken from the navy list on 15 September 1905, transferred to the harbour of Kronstadt and sold to be used as a barge on 8 August 1908, renamed Barge [Barzhna] No.1, purchased by Sobiet forces on 30 June 1922, taken into service as the coal transport Kronstadt Barzhna No. 1, as coal hulk handed over to the Baltic Fleet on 7 August 1925, renamed KP-3 on 1 January 1932, renamed K-41999 on 12 July 1943, renamed VSN-491000 on 16 May 1949, stricken in 1950’s and finally broken up in the early 1960’s.

Building costs 917.000 rubles. With a displacement of 3.330 tons/3.277 long tons were her dimensions 67,1 x 16,2 x 4,4 metres or 220’x 53’x 14’6”. The Maudslay&Field 3-cylinder horizontal return-connecting-rod steam engine and 4 boilers supplied via one shaft 1.000 ihp allowing a speed of 8 knots. Further more was she 3-masts schooner-rigged. Her crew numbered 459 men with an original armament of 26-19,6cm/7.72” 60pd smoothbore guns; other source claims 14-8“guns.. In 1874 were her guns replaced by 12-20,3cm/8” guns. The wrought-iron made armour consisted of a 10,2-11,4cm/4-4,5” on 254,cm/10”teak thick belt reaching 4 feet below the waterline. The hull -dived by 6 water tight transverse and two longitudinal bulkheads- was tumblehome shaped with an angle of 27 degrees to deflect incoming shells. Further more was the conning tower also protected by 11,4cm/4.5” thick armour.

Danish turret ironclad Gorm 1867-1912


Also called a monitor. Laid down at the naval dockyard at Copenhagen, Denmark on 18 November 1867, launched on 17 May 1870, commissioned on 23 June 1871, decommissioned on 12 June 1912 and the same year broken up at Stettin.

With a displacement of 2.350 tonnes/2.310 long tons were her dimensions 71,74 (between perpendiculars0 x 12,21 x 4,39 metres or 235’4” x 40’1” x 14’4”. The horsepower of 1.600 ihp delivered via two shaft allowed a speed of 12 knots. With a speed of 8,5 knots and a coal bunker capacity of 770 tons (of 300 pd) and a consumption of 22 tons coals each hour she had a range of 900 nautical miles. With a crew numbering 157 men consisted her armament of 2 rifled 26cm/10” 120pd guns in one rotating turret; and possible 2-3“ guns on deck. The armour consisted of a 17,8cm/7’ thick belt with the gun turret protected by 20,3cm/8” thick armour (8“ thick plates on 17½” wood). Building costs included armament 1.871.238 crones.

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

American whaler Alton lying on 10th May at Talcahuano, Chile according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 5 July 1859

A letter written by captain Lawrence on board of the bark Alton of New Bedford, USA at Talcahuano, Chile on 10th May reported a catch of 150 barrels sperm and 235 barrels whale oil since rounding Cape Horn.(1)

Note
1. Measurement 236 tons, captain Lawrence, shipping agents Richmond&Peiree, departed on 29 June 1857 towards the Pacific.

Ship Olympia arriving at Bedford, USA with part of the catches of the Jireh Swift and Manuel Ortez according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 12 July 1859

An item reported the arrival of the Olympia on the 5th at New Bedford, USA coming from Monganul, New Zealand with 140 barrels sperm oil of the bark Jireh Swift (1) for Swift&Allen and 400 barrels whale oil from the bark Manuel Ortez (2) for Weston Howland, New Bedford.

Notes
1. Measurement 454 tons, captain Earl, shipping agents Swift&Allen, departed on 2 December 1857 towards the Pacific.
2. Measurement 351 tons, captain Hazard, shipping agent Weston Howland, departed on 5 October 1857 towards the North Pacific.

Bark Morning Light arriving at New Bedford, USA with the catch of the Alto according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 12 July 1859

An item reported the arrival at New Bedford, USA on the 9th of the bark Morning Light coming from Talcahuano, Chile with 482 barrels sperm oil, 143 barrels whale oil and 2.400 lbs bone from the bark Alto for Richmond&Richardson, New Bedford.(1)

Note
1. Captain Lawrence, departed on 29 June 1857 towards the Pacific.

Ship Citizen arrived at Nantucket, USA with part of the catches of the Constitution and the Atlantic according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 12 July 1859

An item reported the arrival at Nantucket, USA on the 4th of the Citizen coming from Talcahuano, Chile with 140 barrels sperm oil from the Constitution (1) for C.G.&H. Coffin and 120 barrels sperm oil of the bark Atlantic (2) for Zenas L. Adams, Nantucket.

Notes
1. Measurement 450 tons, master Winslow, shipping agents C.G.&H. Coffin, departed on 18 September 1857 towards the Pacific.
2. Measurement 321 tons, master Coleman, shipping agent Zenas L. Adams, departed on 2 August 1858 towards the Pacific.

American ship Alexander sold according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 5 July 1859

An item reported the sale by Messrs. Williams&Haven on 4th July of the ship Alexander for 4.000 US dollars.

American bark Zoe sold at Hawaii according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 5 July 1859

An item reported the sale by Mr. Thomas Fitch on 4th July of the bark Zoe to C.A. Williams&Co. at Honolulu, Hawaii. She was to be sent loaded towards the islands.

American whaler Atlantic bound for Fayal, Azores according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 12 July 1859

An item reported the departure from New Bedford, USA within ten days of the American whaler Atlantic captain Silva with the intention to visit Fayal, Azores offering to transport stores for the inhabitants over there. Silva himself had bought 1.209 bushels of corn at New York, USA to be sold at Fayal.(1)

Note
1. The Atlantic with a measurement 367 tons, shipping agent William Hathaway jr. lying in the harbour?

American whaler Emily lying on 14th April at Paita, Peru according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 5 July 1859

A letter from the second mate written on board of the bark Emily on 14th April at Paita [Peru?] reported that everything was well on board. They had a catch of 500 barrels sperm oil.(1)

Note
1. Of New Bedford, USA, measurement 333 tons (?), captain Luce, shipping agent Charles Almy, departed on 17 October 1857 towards the Pacific.

American whaler Emerald bound for Kodiak according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 5 July 1859

A letter written by captain Peiree on board of the bark Emerald of New Bedford, USA on 27th April at Honolulu, Hawaii reported that she was destined towards Kodiak, Alaska. They loaded 2.298 gallons sperm oil and 11.636 gallons whale oil on board of the Chapin bound for New Bedford.(1)

Note
1. Measurement 350 tons, shipping agent Henry F. Thomas, departed on 15 July 1857 towards the Indian Ocean and the Pacific.

American whaler Tamerlane lying on 9th April at Atooi according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 5 July 1859

A letter written by captain Winslow on board of the bark Tamerlane of New Bedford, USA on 19th April at the Island of Atooi [Polynesia/Hawaii] reported that when he visited the shore searching for seamen, his ship commanded by the first mate struck a reef causing the loss of 130 feet of her false keel. Lucky enough she was not leaking and they intended to sail to the North.(1)

Note
1. Measurement 357 tons, shipping agents Thomas Knowles&Co., departed on 29 October towards the North Pacific.

American whaler Bartholomew Gosnold lying on 9th April at Hawaii according to the Whalemen’s Shipping List dated Tuesday 5 July 1859

A letter written by captain Clark on board of the Bartholomew Gosnold of New Bedford, USA on 9th April at Lahaina. Hawaii reported a catch of 140 barrels whale oil and 1.100 lbs bone catches off River Plata. They were now bound for sea Northwards. The bone was loaded on board of the Chapin bound for New Bedford.(1)

Note
1. Measurement 356 tons, shipping agents J. Howland Jr. &Co., departed on 15 September 1858 towards the North Pacific.

Monday, 17 November 2014

American bark Evie Reed underway from Singapore towards USA according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 4 September 1890

An item dated Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Java] dated 2nd reported the passing of the American bark Evie Reed underway from Singapore towards New York, USA.

American bark H.G. Johnson underway from Batavia towards Tagal, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 4 September 1890

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 4th reported the departure of the American bark H.G. Johnson captain Colby towards Tagal, Dutch East Indies.

Norwegian bark Defensor underway from England towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 9 September 1890

An item dated Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Java] dated 8th  reported the passing of the Norwegian bark Defensor underway from Shield, England towards Anjer.

German bark Fulda underway from England towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 9 October 1890

An item dated Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Java] dated 7th  reported the passing of the German bark Fulda underway from Liverpool, England towards Samarang, Dutch East Indies.

German bark Solide underway from Mauritius towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 5 November 1890

An item dated Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Java] dated 3rd  reported the passing of the German bark Solide underway from Mauritius towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies.

Austrian bark Nemirna underway from USA towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 5 November 1890

An item dated Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Java] dated 3rd  reported the passing of the Austrian bark Nemirna underway from New York, USA towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies.

German bark Henriette bound for Rembang, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 5 November 1890

An item dated 7th reported that the German bark Henriette was ordered to depart towards Rembang, Dutch East Indies.

British bark Abyssinia underway from Philippines towards USA according to the Dutch newspaper De locomotief dated 6 January 1890

An item dated Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Java] dated the 5th reported the passing of the British bark Abyssinia underway from Manila, Philippines towards New York, USA.

German bark Andree Rickmers underway from Thailand towards Germany according to the Dutch newspaper De locomotief dated 6 January 1890

An item dated Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Java] dated the 5th reported the passing of the German bark Andree Rickmers underway from Bangkok, Thailand towards Bremen, Germany.

American bark Evie J. Ray underway from Singapore towards USA according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 3 November 1890

An item dated Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Java] dated 31 October reported the passing of the American bark Evie J. Ray underway from Singapore towards Boston, USA. The locomotief dated the 4th called her Evie J. Rass.

French bark Bonne Mère underway from Cochin China towards France according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 3 November 1890

An item dated Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Java] dated 31 October reported the passing of the French bark Bonne Mère underway from Saigon, Cochin China -nowadays Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam] towards Le Havre, France.

Norwegian bark Defensor underway from Dutch East Indies towards the Channel according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 3 November 1890

An item dated Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Java] dated 1st  reported the passing of the Norwegian bark Defensor underway from Samarang, Dutch East Indies towards the Channel.

British bark Jafet II underway from Netherlands underway towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper De locomotief dated 3 June 1890

An item dated Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Java] dated 31st May  reported the passing of the British bark Jafet II underway from Rotterdam, Netherlands underway towards Java, Dutch East Indies.

British bark Mary A. Troop underway from USA towards China according to the Dutch newspaper De locomotief dated 3 June 1890

An item dated Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Java] dated 31st May  reported the passing of the British bark Mary A. Troop underway from New York, USA towards Shanghai, China.

British bark Zebina Goudy underway from Phili[ppines towards Canada according to the Dutch newspaper De locomotief dated 3 June 1890

An item dated Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Java] dated  1st May  reported the passing of the British bark Zebina Goudy underway from Ilo-Ilo, Phili[ppines towards Halifax, Canada.

Norwegian bark Stavanger Underway from Batavia towards Samarang, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 26 July 1890

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 26th reported the departure of the Norwegian bark Stavanger captain {Petersen towards Samarang, Dutch East Indies.

British bark Nocoya underway from Western Australia towards Hong Kong according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 4 September 1890

An item dated Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Java] dated 2nd reported the passing of the British bark Nocoya underway from Albany, Western Australia towards Hong Kong.

Danish central battery ironclad Odin 1871-1912


Laid down at the naval dockyard at Copenhagen, Denmark on 13 April 1871, launched on 12 December 1872, commissioned on 7 September 1874, decommissioned on 12 June 1912 and broken up. With a displacement of 3.232 tons/3.191 long tons were her dimensions 74,33 x 14,75 x 5,10 metres or 240’1” x 48’5” x 16’4”. The 2.260 ihp/500 nhp horsepower allowed a speed of 12 knots and with a speed of 9 knots and a coal bunker capacity of 1.000 tons pof 300 pond a range of 1.200 nautical miles. Her crew numbered 236 men with an armament consisting of 4 rifled 120pd/10” guns and 6-3”guns. The armour consisted of a 10,2-30,3cm/4”-11.9’ thick belt. a 2,6cm/1.0” thick deck and the battery protected by 17,8cm/7” thick armour. Building costs included armour 2.648.970 crones. Was not rigged, the tow masts were signalling masts.

German ironclad SMS Hansa 1868-1906


The first ironclad ever built in Germany. Laid down at the Imperial Dockyard, Danzig, Prussia in 1868, launched on 26 October 1872, commissioned in 18 May 1875, no longer actual service but used as guard ship and training ship for stokers and engineers since 1884, stricken on 6 August 1888, floating barracks at Kiel until 1905 and finally sold for 96.000 marks to be broken up in 1906. Building costs 3.665.000 marks.

Dimensions 71,73 (waterline)-73,5 (over all0 x 14,1 x 5,74 (fore)-6,8 (aft) metres or 235’3”-241’ x 46’ x 18’8”-22’ and a displacement of 3.950 tons/3.890 long tons/4.350 short tons (designed standard)-4.404 tons/4.334 long tons/4.855 short tons (prepared for war duties).
The horizontal single-expansion steam engine and four boilers supplied via one shaft 450 nhp allowing a speed of 12-12,7 (trial) knots. With a speed of 10 knots and her coal bunker capacity of 310 tons she ha a range of 1.330 nautical miles. Further more was she  fully rigged with a sail area of 1.760 square metres which however was removed in 1895-1896.
Her crew numbered 299 men. The armament consisted of 8-21cm/8.3” guns. The armour consisted of a 11,4-15,2cm/4.5”-6” ) thick belt and with the battery protected by 11,4cm/4.5” thick armour.

Dutch corvette Zr.Ms. Juno arrived at Surinam according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche Courant dated 33 December 1842

Model (NG-MC-345) Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Original link

An item dated Paramaribo, Surinam 12th November reported the arrival of the Dutch corvette Zr.Ms. Juno with on board the new governor general Elias for the Dutch West Indies.(1)

Note
1. Corvette 1st class, call sign GQLJ, on stocks at the navy yard at Rotterdam, Netherlands by P. Glavimans Jz.20 June 1833, launched 14 May 1839, docked at the navy yard at Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands 29 March-17 April 1841, part of the Indies Military Navy since1 January 1868, guard ship at Surabaya, Dutch East Indies 18 September 1867-25 January 1870, sold at Surabaya on a public auction to the native Aridin for ƒ 16.700,00 on 2 July, dimensions 39,50 (loadline) x 10,50 (inner hull) x 4,4 (fore)-5,0 9aft) x 5,6 (hold below maindeck) metres, 929 tons displacement, 22 (1869: 14 medium 30pd guns)-32 g(24-12pd guns, 8-30pd carronades, 4-8pd guns) guns and a crew numbering 120 (1869) men.

French naval sailors sent home according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche Courant dated 25 October 1842

An item referred to tidings received from Toulon reporting that on short notice all married sailors who served more as 18 months in the French navy and all the sailors of the conscription 1836 were sent home. There were seriously complaints dealing with this measure. The major fear was that the best skilled/trained seamen would leave the navy which gave Russia en England the opportunity to organize the Middle East Affairs in the manner they desire to do so.

Dutch corvette Zr.Ms. Boreas entering navy harbour at Vlissingen, Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche Courant dated 15 December 1842

Model Rijksmuseun, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Original link

An item dated Vlissingen, Netherlands reported that the Dutch corvette Zr.Ms. Boreas captain J. Boelen coming from sea entered the Dokhaven; she returned 2 days earlier from Batavia, Dutch East Indies.(1)

Note
1. ‘Kuil’corvette later called a corvette 1st class, on stocks at the navy yard at Vlissingen, Netherlands 1828 by C. Soetermeer, launched on 22 March 1833, sold in the Dutch East Indies in 1857, displacement 776 tons, dimensions 36,5 (between perpendiculars) x 10,0 (inner hull) x 4,25 (fore)-4,82 (aft) x 5,39 (depth below maindeck) metres and an armament of 28 guns:20-12pd guns of 20-30pd carronades, 8-12pd carronades and 2-6pd guns.