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Friday, 28 November 2014

German bulk carrier Beltnes 2009-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 28 November 2014

Antigua&Barbuda-flagged, homeport Saint John’s, IMO 9432206, MMSI 305426000 and callsign V2EG7.

Norwegian car carrier Verona 2000-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 28 November 2014

Norway International Register-flagged, homeport Oslo, IMO 9190858, MMSI  258649000 and callsign LARI7.

Belgian LPG tanker Antwerpen 2005-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 28 November 2014

Hong Kong/China-flagged, homeport Hong Kong, IMO 9318321, MMSI 477076700. Ex-Antwerpen renamed July 2014 Biuen?

Chinese bulk carrier Great Wealth 2011-



Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 28 November 2014

Hong Kong/China-flagged, homeport Hong Kong, IMO 9595709, MMSI 477950200 and callsign VRIN6. 

Italian oil/chemical tanker Turchese 2000-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 28 November 2014

Italy-flagged, homeport Ancona, IMO 9220354, MMSI 247604000 and callsign IBLE.

Two French East Indiamen returned at l’Orient returning from China according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Haarlemsche courant dated 28 June 1766

An item dated Paris, France 23rd reported the arrival at l’Orient of two French East Indiamen returning from China

British East Indiaman Brittannia arrived in England returning from China according to the Dutch newspaper Leydse courant dated 9 July 1764

An item dated London, England 3rd reported the arrival of the British East Indiaman Brittannia at Portsmouth, England returning from China. When she left Canton, China there were another eight British East Indiamen lying of which four homeward bound. The Temple was underway from China towards Manila, Philippines wrecked.

British East Indiamen Egmond and Harcourt returned in England according to the Dutch newspaper ‘s-Hertogenbossche courant dated 20 September 1771

An item dated London, England 13th reported the arrival on the Thames of the British East Indiamen Egmond and Harcourt while the Verelst was expected to arrive each moment.

British East India Company in problems in Bengal according to the Dutch newspaper Leeuwarder courant dated 17 January 1766

An item dated London, England 1st reported that that there were rumours since the last few days that the British East India company suffered problems in Bengal. The Nabob seemed to defeat the British which could not leave Colcota. Two East Indiamen who entered the waterway of Bassora [Basra, Iraq?]were captured and plundered.

Dutch East Indiamen Polane forced to return due to contrary winds according to the Dutch newspaper Amsterdamsche courant dated 7 January 1738

An item dated Amsterdam, Netherlands 6th reported that the Dutch East Indiaman Polane captain Frans de Put was forced due to contrary winds to return.

Dutch East Indiaman Zeeland and Erfprins left Middelburg, Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Groninger courant dated 1 March 1791

An item dated Rotterdam, Netherlands 20th reported the departure from Middelburg, Netherlands the same day of the Dutch East Indiamen Zeeland captain Tierhy and Erfprins captain Arends.

Dutch East Indiamen Mercuur and Held Woltemade underway to respectively Bengal and Ceylon according to the Dutch newspaper Leeuwarder courant dated 27 December 1780

An item dated Amsterdam, Netherlands 20th reported the departure of the Dutch East Indiaman Mercuur captain C. Roem towards Bengal and the Held Woltemade captain S. Vrolyk towards Ceylon, both of the chamber Amsterdam. The Dutch East Indiaman Vriendschap of the chamber Hoorn still at sea anchored outside ‘s Lands Diep.

Dutch East Indiaman Rotterdams Welvaren arrived at Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands returning from the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Leeuwarder courant dated 24 November 1784

An item dated Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands 16th reported the arrival a day earlier in the roads of the Dutch East Indiaman Rotterdams Welvaren captain A. de Wit returning from Batavia, Dutch East Indies for the chamber Rotterdam. She left together with the Ganges, Holland, Voorburg and Morgenster on 14th July Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.

British East India Company expecting several ships and paid the British squadron with the money received from the Nabob of Bengal according to the Dutch newspaper Leydse courant dated 28 October 1767

An item dated London, England 23rd reported that the amount of money supplied by the Nabob of Bengal to be used for the British squadron would be dived over the officers and crews by the British East India Company. The East Indiaman ship Piggot arrived at Spithead, England coming from Bengal.  The British East India Company expected that year the arrival of three more of the ships returning from the Indies and China.

British East Indies Company fitting out 27-30 ships towards the Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche courant dated 11 July 1772

An item dated London, England 1st reported that the British East India Company fitted out 27-30 ships on the Thames bound for the Indies. Furthermore was a huge number of recruits enlisted to be sent towards Indostan [Hindustan, India].

Dutch East Indiamen Beekvliet and Vrouw Geertruyda arrived at Cape of Good Hope, South Africa according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche courant dated 16 December 1773

An item dated Amsterdam, Netherlands 8th referred to tidings from Cape of Good Hope, South Africa dated 7th August received by the board of the chamber Amsterdam reporting the arrival of her Dutch East Indiamen Beekvliet and the Vrouw Geertruyda, both bound for Batavia.

Dutch East Indiaman Willem de Vijfde and Mars underway to the Dutch East Indies respectively China according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche courant dated 16 December 1773

An item dated Middelburg, Netherlands 15th reported the departure two days earlier of the Dutch East Indiaman Willem de Vijfde captain Van Iperen towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies and the Mars captain Van de Voorste towards China.

Arrival of Dutch East Indiamen off Middelburg, Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche courant dated 1 July 1773

An item dated Middelburg, Netherlands 30th June reported the arrival on the Vlakke of two Dutch East Indiamen of the Chamber Zeeland, one coming from China, the other one from Batavia, Dutch East Indies.

Belgian cutter (ex-Tiny Alida VD 1 1964-1974, Catharina Alida VD 1 1974-1975, Nancy A 2 1975-1992) Nancy (O 2) 1992-

Inner harbour Breskens 26 November 2014

Belgian-flagged, homeport Oostende. Ex-Tiny Alida VD 1 1964-renamed 18 March 1974, Catharina Alida VD 1 18 March 1974-14 January 1975, Nancy A 2 14 January 1975-1 January 1992. ID BEL000021964 and reg.no. 01.00030.1996.

Swedish oil/chemical tanker STOC Marcia 2007-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 26 November 2014

Cyprus-flagged, homeport Limassol, IMO 9390305, MMSI 212123000 and callsign C4XG2.

Dutch navy diving vessel Cerberus (A 851) 1991-


Inner harbour Vlissingen, Netherlands 28 November 2014

Laid down at the shipyard Scheepswerf Visser, Den Helder, Netherlands on 15 April 1991, launched on 18 December and commissioned on 28 February 1992. Dimension 27,3 (maximum) x 8,76 x 1,5 metres and a displacement of 223 tons. Sped 10 knots. A crew numbering 8 men.

Dutch dredger (ex-Darss 1983-1991, Kuhlung 1991, Eide Rescue I 1991-1994, Marpol Baltic 1994-1995, Steinvang 1995-1999, Cincobulk 1999-2003) Schotsman 2003-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 24 November 2014

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Terneuzen, IMO 8843836, MMSI 244795000 and callsign PBKT. Ex-Darss renamed January 1991, Kuhlung renamed September 1991, Eide Rescue I renamed January 1994, Marpol Baltic renamed January 1995, Steinvang renamed January 1999 and Cincobulk renamed July 2003.

German general cargo ship (ex-Cape Denison 2002-2004, CCNI Hong Kong 2004-2006, Cape Denison 2006, Tasman Explorer 2006-2009, Pacific Destiny 2009-2010, Bright Horizon r2010-2011, Cape Denison 2011-2013) Bright Horizon 2013-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 23 November 2014

Marshall Islands-flagged, IMO 9231119, MMSI 538090124 and callsign V7DP7.
Ex-Cape Denison renamed January 2004, CCNI Hong Kong renamed March 2006, Cape Denison renamed April 2006, Tasman Explorer renamed January 2009, Pacific Destiny renamed April 2010, Bright Horizon renamed March 2011 and Cape Denison renamed October 2013.

French whaler fitted out at Marseille, France according to the Dutch newspaper Noord-Brabander dated 5 October 1833

An item reported that at Marseille, France still was none whaler fitted out until a local merchant had taken the initiative to do so.

American whaler Linda passing Sunda Strait according to the Dutch newspaper Bataviaasch handelsblad dated 4 July 1868

An item reported the passing of Sunda Strait on 29th June of the American whaler Linda captain Smith on a whaling cruise.

German steamship Bienenkorb underway towards the Arctic for whaling, seal hunting and discovery according to the Dutch newspaper Opregte Haarlemsche Courant dated 26 February 1869

An item referred to the recent departure from Bremerhafen, Germany the steamboat Bienenkorb for an discovery voyage lead by Dr. Petermann of Gotha in the Arctic. She was fitted out by Albert Rosenthal of Bremerhafen who was interested in the Arctic and yearly fitted out two steamships for whaling and seal hunting. The first stop would be Jan Mayen island for seal hunting and to end June, begin July starting with her voyage along the east coast of Greenland. The Bienenkorb was a well built screw steamship of 186 lasten and a horsepower of 65 hp especially built for the Arctic. Her captain was Hagens, her crew numbered 55 men and she had for 8 montsh victuals on board.

German bark Adolph underway from Germany towards Hong Kong according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 5 April 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 3rd reported the passing of the German bark Adolph underway from Hamburg, Germany towards Hong Kong.

Dutch bark Noach V underway from Dutch East Indies towards the Netehrlands according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 5 April 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] reported the passing of the Dutch bark Naoch V underway from Samarang, Dutch East Indies towards Amsterdam, Netherlands.

American clipper bark T.E. Boyd (ex-blockade runner Floresta) for sale according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 29 October 1864

An announcement reported that the American clipper bark ship T.E. Boyd was for sale. For more details her captain or Morgan, Melbourne&Co. She was the in 1859 at Baltimore, USA of white oak built famous blockade runner Floresta with a measurement of 287 tons and a cargo capacity of 430 tons.

Thursday, 27 November 2014

Norwegian steam seal hunter reports successful seal hunting season in the Arctic Ocean according to the Dutch newspaper Algemeen Handelsblad dated 4 August 1884

An item reported that according to a Norwegian steam seal hunter returning from the Arctic Ocean that on 1 July 17 ships catches totally 86.600 seals.

American seal hunters successful at Terra Nova according to the Dutch newspaper Algemeen Handelsblad dated 27 July 1885

An item reported that the American seal hunting at Terra Nova that season had been very successful with the catch of an estimated number of 250.000 seals. The spring was very favourable and daily were huge numbers of seals catches around St. Jan especially by the smaller vessels.

Swedish government wanted limitation of seal hunting according to the Dutch newspaper Het nieuws van den dag dated 28 August 1875

An item reported that the Swedish government tried to convince all involved countries to limit the seal hunting in the Arctic Ocean to prevent extension of the seals. The first three months of each year were seals not to be hunted.

Italian bark Principe di Napoli sailing in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 4 April 1892

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 3rd reported the departure of the Italian bark Principe di Napoli captain Garibaldi towards Cheribon, Dutch East Indies.

Dutch Greenland whalers Dirkje Adema and Noord-Pool fitted out at Harlingen, Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Leeuwarder courant dated 11 January 18659

An item reported that I the last years just one ship at Harlingen, Netherlands was fitted out for Greenland namely the Dirkje Adema. The firm Zeilmaker&Co. however fitted the frigate Noord-Pool out as seal hunter which was to depart mid or even earlier in February.

Italian bark Ovomaso underway from Schiaffino towards Philippines according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 4 April 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 1st reported the passing of the Italian bark Ovomaso underway from Schiaffino towards Manila, Philippines.

Dutch seal hunting on the Wadden according to the Dutch newspaper Algemeen Handelsblad dated 25 August 1881

An item dated Eenrum, Netherlands24th reported that two brothers of Westernieland the only seal hunters on the Wadden stretching from the German coast towards Den Helder, Netherlands. Their family had the right to do since centuries and which had been a prosperity way of earning money. The profits however decreased in last years due to lowered prices fore seal skins and train. Yearly were 175-200 seals catches. In 1881 however a brother catches 110, the other more as 40.

Dutch bark Kersbergen underway from Dutch East Indies towards Portugal according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 2 April 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 31st reported the passing of the Dutch bark Kersbergen underway from Batavia, Dutch East Indies towards Lisbon, Portugal.

British cruiser sent to investigate Russian seizre of Canadian seal hunters according to the Dutch newspaper Bataviaasch Handelsblad dated 27 September 1892

An item dated London, England 26th reported that a British cruiser as requested by the Canadian government would go towards Vladivostok, Russia to investigate the latest seizure of Canadian seal hunters by the Russian government.

Dutch whaler Dirkje Adema underway from the Netherlands towards the Arctic Ocean according to the Dutch newspaper Algemeen Handelsblad dated 2 March 1863

An item dated Harlingen, Netherlands 27th reported that the Dutch frigate Dirkje Adema captain Wildst that morning departed with a crew numbering 54 men towards the Arctic Ocean for whaling and seal hunting.

Italian bark David underway from Dutch East Indies towards Burma according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 2 April 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 31rd reported the passing of the Italian bark David underway from Batavia, Dutch East Indies towards Moulmein [nowadays Mawlamyine, Myanmar].

British bark St. Julien underway from Uruguay towards Philippines according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 2 April 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 31st reported the passing of the British bark St. Julien underway from Montevideo, Uruguay towards Ilo Ilo, Philippines.

Dutch fishing vessel (ex-Dina Cornelia 1986-1999, Wilhelmina 1999-2009, Endurance 2009-2001) Cornelia Adriana (ARM 46) 2011-

Inner harbour Vlissingen, Netherlands 24 March 2014

Netherlands. IMO 8505757, MMSI 244932000 and callsign PDQJ. Ex-Dina Cornelia 1986-November 1999, Wilhelmina November1999-November 2009, Endurance November 2009-2001.

Dutch trawler Neeltje Jannetje ARM 44) 1985-

Inner harbour Vlissingen, Netherlands 24 March 2014

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Arnemuiden, IMO 8509492, MMSI 245148000 and callsign PGFT.

Dutch trawler (ex-Jan Senior 1992-2002) Joris Senior 2002-

Inner harbour Vlissingen, Netherlands 24 March 2014

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Arnemuiden, IMO 9048677, MMSI 246057000 and callsign PFBR. Ex-Jan Senior renamed 2002

Dutch fishing vessel De Vrouw Annette (ARM 15) 1988-

Inner harbour Vlissingen, Netherlands 24 March 2014

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Arnemuiden, IMO 8810774, MMSI 245542000 and callsign PDRE.

Dutch trawler Klaas Adriana 1994-

Inner harbour Vlissingen, Netherlands 24 March 2014

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Arnemuiden, IMO 9063940, MMSI 244221000 and callsign PFJO.

Dutch trawler Geertruid Adriana-2004-

Inner harbour Vlissingen, Netherlands 24 March 2014

Netehrlands-flagged, homeport Arnemuiden, IMO 9302217, MMSI 245473000 and callsign PBLR.

Dutch fishing vessel Jan Senior (ARM-7) 1987-

Inner harbour Vlissingen, Netherlands 24 March 2014

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Arnemuiden, IMO 8718938, MMSI 245441000 and callsign PFBT.

Dutch trawler (Concordia 1984-2005) Jozina (ARM-4) 2005-

Inner harbour Vlissingen, Netherlands 28 January 2008

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Arnemuiden, IMO 8205826, MMSI 245256000 and callsign PDLZ. Ex-Concordia renamed October 2005.

Belgian trawler Mooie Meid (Z-296) 2000-

Inner harbour Vlissingen, Netherlands 28 January 2008

Belgium-flagged, homeport Zeebrugge, IMO 9242807, MMSI 205303000 and callsign OLLJ.

Dutch fishing vessel (ex-Wilhelmina 1964-2010) Alina (LO137) 2010-

Inner harbour Vlissingen, Netherlands 28 January 2008

Netherlands-flagged In 2010 transferred from Vissberijbedrijf YE 137 BV, Goes, Netherlands towards F. and K. van Dellen, Anjum, Netherlands and renamed LO 137 Alina homeport Lauwersoog. MMSI 244721000 and callsign PCFC. Ex-Wilhelmina (YE-137).

Dutch fishing vessel (ex-Hoff Op Segen, Vertrauen, Brigitta, Adriana -1999, Maartje 1999-2002) Op Hoop van Zegen (UK-190) 2002-

Inner harbour Vlissingen, Netherlands 28 January 2008

Imo 8220474, MMSI 245100000 and callsign PCEB. Ex-Hoff Op Segen, Vertrauen, Brigitta, Adriana renamed December 1999 and Maartje renamed 16 May 2002.

Russian squadron staying during the winter at Copenhagen, Denmark according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche courant dated 2 January 1781

An item dated Copenhagen, Denmark 12th reported that at the so-called Groenland near the East Gate wood-built barracks were built to accommodate the crew of the Russian squadron returning from the North Sea and which would stay during the winter at Copenhagen. On the Danish squadron to be ready in coming spring were 4.000 infantry to be embarked. (1)

Note
1. Both states belonged to the League of Armed Neutrality (1780-1783) with the intention to protect neutral shipping against the Royal Navy.

Sweden, Denmark and Russia fitted out squadrons against spring according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche courant dated 2 January 1781

An item dated Stockholm, Sweden 8th reported that an order was sent towards Karlskrona, Sweden to fit out against the spring a squadron of 10 ships of the line and 6 frigates. From Copenhagen, Denmark was the tiding received that there 20 ships of the line and some frigates were to be fitted out. The Russian squadron would probably number around 30 ships.(1)

Note
1. All three states belonged to the League of Armed Neutrality (1780-1783) with the intention to protect neutral shipping against the Royal Navy.

Genoa fitting out galleys against the Barbary States according to the Dutch newspaper ‘s-Hertogenbossche courant dated 25 August 1780

An item dated Genoa, Italy 7th reported that the two galleys continued with cruising in the west along the coast searching for Barbary privateers. A huge quantity of timber was stored to built another tow galleys.

British ship of the line HMS Canada captured Spanish frigate Leocadia according to the Dutch newspaper Hollandsche historische courant dated 16 June 1781

An item dated London, England 8th referred to a letter written by sir George Collier commanding officer of the British 74-gun ship of the line HMS Canada (1) dated Cork, Ireland 25th May reporting that on the 1st the Spanish frigate Leocadia armed with 34  but pierced for 40 guns armed a battle of 30 minutes was captured. The Spanish captain lost his right arm. The frigate brought into Cork was the only coppered Spanish warship.

Note
1. Her building was ordered on 1 December 1759m launched at the Woolwich Dockyard on 17 September 1765, prison ship 1810 and finally broken up in 1834.

French chebecq le Séduisant entered Livorno, Italy with abandoned ship according to the Dutch newspaper ‘s-Hertogenbossche courant dated 25 August 1780

An item dated Livorno, Italy 5th reported that on the Saturday before the French chebecq of war le Séduisant count de Barentin with a crew of 204 men and an armament of 20 guns arrived in the roads. She brought in a ship Napoli-flagged which he discovered to be abandoned by her crew while they thought the French ship was a privateer of the Barbary. The ship was given back to her captain.(1)

Note
1. Launched at Toulon in 1762.

Swedish East Indiaman Adolph Fredrik returned from China according to the Dutch newspaper Hollandsche historische courant dated 16 June 1781

An item reported the arrival at Douvres [Dover, England?]of the Swedish East Indiaman Adolph Fredrik captain K. Hierna underway from China towards Gotenborg, Sweden. She left Canton, China in December 1781 where at that moment were lying 12 British East Indiaman and among other ships also 4 Dutch East Indiamen which intended to depart in January 1781 towards Europe.

Danish East Indiaman Princes Louisa arrived in Denmark returning from China according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche Courant dated 29 July 1760

An item dated Copenhagen, Denmark reported the arrival on the 28th of the Danish East Indiaman Princes Louisa which left on 13th January China.

Dutch whalers sent out in 1783 according to the Dutch newspaper Leeuwarder courant dated 15 October 1783

An item reported of the 42 whalers sailed towards Greenland and 4 towards Davis Strait, totally 46 of which 42 already returned safely, one was lost and of the remaining three was the catch known, totally 326,5 whales and 6.517 barrels of blubber.

Inhabitants of inlands Föhr and Dageböll captured whales according to the Dutch newspaper ‘s-Hertogenbossche courant dated 25 August 1780

An item dated Copenhagen, Denmark 11th reported that mid July two small whales were discovered near the islands Föhr and Dageböll and which caught by 13 natives with their boats. The catch of 8 quardelen blubber had a value of 300 rijksdaalders.

Merchants of Danish town Nyborg fitted out a Greenland seal hunter according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche Courant dated 29 July 1760

An item dated Copenhagen, Denmark referred to a tiding received from Nyborg that a ship of 50 last fitted out by a company of merchants returned from Greenland with on board 180 quardelen seals blubber (each quardeel equal to two tons of oil) and 3.400 sealskins. It was hoped that other Danish sea towns decided to fitted yearly at least each one ship.

Danish Greenland whalers waiting for favourable winds according to the Dutch newspaper Noordhollandsche courant dated 10 March 1779

An item dated Elsinore, Denmark 26th February reported the arrival on the 24th of 7 snow ships coming from Copenhagen, Denmark underway for whaling towards Greenland. This 7 like 5 others already lying of Elsinore could continue their voyage caused by contrary winds.

Dutch Greenland whaler of commandeur Matthys Klasen lost according to the Dutch newspaper Leeuwarder courant dated 2 August 1769

An item dated Amsterdam, Netherlands 27th reported that the Dutch Greenland whaler of commandeur Matthys Klasen with a catch of 10 whales was lost in the ice.

Danish seal hunters passing the Sont underway towards Greenland according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Haarlemsche courant dated 17 March 1773

An item dated Hamburg, Germany 13th reported the passing on the 6th of the Sont by six Danish seal hunters underway towards Greenland.

Dutch whaler Vrouw Catharina Wilhelmina arrived in the Netherlands returning from Greenland according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Nederlandsche courant dated 7 August 1787

An item dated Thursday 2nd reported the arrival in the Vlie of the Dutch whaler Vrouw Catharina Wilhelmina commandeur Gerrit D/ Meyer returned from Greenland with 3 whales and 150 quardelen.

German whaler of commander Simon Petersen arrived in Germany returning from Greenland according to the Dutch newspaper Leydse courant dated 26 June 1769

An item dated Hamburg, Germany 19th reported the arrival the same day of commandeur Simon Petersen returning from Greenland with 120 quardelen seal blubber. He left Greenland on 31st May reporting that he never ever experienced such as cold in Greenland as this year.

British whaler Marianne arrived at London, England returning from Greenland according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Nederlandsche Courant dated 28 July 1787

An item reported the arrival at London, England of the whaler Marianne captain Peters with 6 whales returning from Greenland.

British whaler Young Eagle arrived at Whitby, England returning from Greenland according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Nederlandsche Courant dated 28 July 1787

An item reported the arrival at Whitby, England of the British whaler Young Easle with 12 whales coming from Greenland.

British whalers Sara and Elizabeth, Ranger, Benjamin and Fanny arriving at Hull England returning from Greenland according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Nederlandsche Courant dated 28 July 1787

An item reported the arrival at Hull of the Greenland whalers Sara and Elizabeth. Captain Wit, 6 whales, Ranger, captain Pots 6 whales. Benjamin, captain Thompson, 4 whales and the Fanny, captain Ray, 3 whales.

German whaler of commandeur Remmert Dahnken arrived at Bremen, Germany returning from Greenland according to the Dutch newspaper Amsterdamsche courant dated 17 July 1756

An item dated Amsterdam, Netherlands 16th reported the arrival at Bremen, Germany of Remmert Dahnken with 5 whales, 100 quardelen returning from Greenland.

German whalers and seal hunters arrived in Germany returning from Greenland according to the Dutch newspaper Amsterdamsche courant dated 17 July 1756

An item dated Hamburg, Germany 13th reported the arrival on the Elbe of Jochem Kroeser with 100 quardelen seal blubber, Roelof Jansz with 6 whales, 130 quardelen and Booy Rockmers with 6 whales, 160 quardelen returning from Greenland.

Greenland whaling was successful according to the Dutch newspaper Groninger courant dated 20 May 1774

An item dated London, England 19th May reported that the Greenland whaling was quite successful this year despite fitting out twice as much as in 1773. A certain commandeur Bartlers arrived on the 1st at Holy island returning from Greenland wrote that after a short well voyage he returned with a catch of 7.500 seals filling all his quardelen with blubber. He spoke several Dutch and British commandeurs all claiming good catches.

Dutch whaler Frankendael returned from Greenland according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Nederlandsche courant dated 22 February 1787

An item dated Amsterdam, Netherlands 20th reported the arrival of the Dutch whaler Frankendael commandeur Marten Mooy returning with a catch of 6 whales and 86 quardelen from Greenland.

Dutch whaler Hopende Walvis returned from Greenland according to the Dutch newspaper Utrechtse courant dated 1 September 1790

An item dated Amsterdam, Netherlands reported the arrival at Texel, Netherlands on the 28th of the Dutch whaler Hopende Walvis commandeur I. Cornelis with one whale and 30 quardelen returning from Greenland.

Dutch whaler Jager arrived in the Netherlands returning from Greenland according to the Dutch newspaper Friesche courant Dated 12 September 1797

An item reported the arrival on the 5th off Texel of the Jager commandeur J. Roelofs with 2 whales and 25 quardelen returning from Greenland.

Dutch whaler Juffr. Catharina arrived in the Netherlands returning from Greenland according to the Dutch newspaper Nederlandsche courant dated 15 October 1784

An item reported the arrival at Texel on the 13th of the Dutch whaler Juffr. Catharina commandeur Jan Dekker with 1,5 whale and 80 quardelen returning from Greenland.

Dutch whaler Byekorf arrived in the Netherlands returning from Greenland according to the Dutch newspaper Nederlandsche courant dated 22 October 1784

An item reported the arrival at Texel on the 19th of the Dutch whaler Byekorf commandeur Jan Springer returning empty from Greenland.

Dutch whaler Agatha arrived in the Netherlands returning from Greenland according to the Dutch newspaper Nederlandsche courant dated 22 October 1784

An item reported the arrival at Texel on the 20nd of the Dutch whaler Agatha commandeur Cornelis Vriesman returning empty from Greenland.

German seal hunters and whalers returning from Greenland according to the Dutch newspaper ‘s-Gravenhaegse courant dated 23 August 1734

An item dated Hamburg, Germany 17th reported the arrival on the Elbe of two seal hunter with a worse catch and  five whalers returning from Greenland included Jurgen Swen with 2 whales, 130 quardelen, Jan Haman 1 whale, 56 quardelen, Harmen Kock2 whales, 6 quardelen and Pieter Jurgensz 1 whale.

Dutch whaler Maria Anna arrived in the Netherlands returning from Greenland according to the Dutch newspaper Noordhollandsche courant dated 18 October 1780

An item reported the arrival in the Vlie, Netherlands on Saturday 14th of the Dutch whaler Maria Anna commandeur Nanne H. Bakker with 4,5 whale and 120 quardelen returning from Greenland.

German whaler of Broer Broerse arrived in Germany returning from Greenland according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Haerlemsche courant dated 10 September 1771

An item dated Hamburg, Germany 6th reported the arrival the same day of Broer Broerse with 7 whales and 100 quardelen returning from Greenland.

Greenland whalers returning at Hamburg and Bremen, Germany according to the Dutch newspaper ‘s Gravenhaegse courant dated 26 August 1726

An item dated Gamburg, Germany 20th reported the arrival on the 19th from Greenland of Arent Barentsz Overbeek, zero. Hans Boyse with a cachelot, 30 quardelen, Roelof Bouse, Laurens and Jan de Haen zero, the Olifant one whale, 10 quardelen, the Zwarte Walvis zero, Harmen Kok none results, Tymen Pietersz 1 whale, 45 quardelen, Peter Riewerts, N. Nanning and Fredrik Riewertsz zero, Karseboom and R. Jacobsz each ½ whale and 18 quardelen and Pieter Bruyn … and 4 quardelen. Eight tot 10 whalers where still expected and ant at Breemen the Susanna, Gesina-Cecilia and Helena Margariat which seemed to have also worse catch results.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Crew of Norwegian bark Margrethe underway from Dutch East Indies towards USA harassed by sickness according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 18 March 1892

An item reported that the Norwegian bark Margrethe captain Waaler which left November 1891 Padang loaded with cargo towards New York, USA arrived on 21 January in the Table Bay, South Africa. At the moment they were at sea was the crew harassed by a disease which was believed to be malaria; the newspaper believed that the cargo coffee caused the problems. Eight sailors died and at the arrival were just four men including the captain to work, five other sailors were still sick.

Dutch bark Thorbecke I arrived in the Dutch East Indies coming from the Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 21 March 1892

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 19th reported the arrival of the Dutch bark Thorbecke I captain Kuipers coming from IJmuiden, Netherlands. Shipping agents J. Daendels&Co. The edition dated the 25th reported that she passed on the 18th  Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer].

Dutch bark Anna Herbertha underway from Dutch East Indies towards Point de Galle according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 23 March 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 22nd reported the passing of the Dutch bark Anna Herbertha underway from Batavia, Dutch East Indies towards Point de Galle.

German bark Henrietta underway from Australia towards Singapore according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 21 March 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 19th reported the passing of the German bark Henrietta underway from Sydney, Australia towards Singapore.

French bark Federation underway from Philippines from St. Helena towards St. Helena according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 21 March 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 17th reported the passing of the French bark Federation underway from Manila, Philippines towards St. Helena.

Dutch bark Melati sailing in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 18 March 1892

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 18th reported the departure of the Dutch bark Melati captain Van den Bos towards Cheribon, Dutch East Indies.

Norwegian bark Sterling sailing in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 18 March 1892

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 18th reported the departure of the Norwegian bark Sterling captain Lie towards Tjilatjap, Dutch East Indies.

Dutch bark Anna Herbertha left Batavia, Dutch East Indies towards Point de Galle according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 15 March 1892

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 15th reported the departure of the Dutch bark Anna Herbertha captain Wetter towards Point de Galle.

Dutch bark Kersbergen sailing in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 18 March 1892

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 18th reported the arrival of the Dutch bark Kersbergen captain Klasen coming from Surabaya, Dutch East Indies. Shipping agents E. Giersberger&Co.

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Tug MCS Lenie 2008-


Rotterdam, Netherlands 13 October 2010

Scotland/United Kingdom-flagged, homeport Glasgow, IMO 9522221, MMSI 235067942 and callsign 2BON3. Gross tonnage 289 tons, gross register tonnage 141,63 tons, net tonnage 142 tons and as dimensions 23,84 (between perpendiculars)-27,19 (over all) x 9,10 (over all) x 2,63 (summer) x 3,60 (depth) metres. Free running speed 11,5 knots. Buil 29 November 2008. Shoalbuster 2709. Bollard pull 40 tons. Built in 2008 at Damen Shipyard Hardinxveld, Hardinxveld-Giessendam, Netherlands with yard number 571597 although the casco was.delivered by Kozle Shipyard Kedzierzyun, Kozle, Poland. Steel-built. Bollard pull 40,0 tons. Owned by MC-Maritime Craft Services (Clyde) Ltd,m Ayrshire, Scotland.

Madeira tug (ex-Kitty Fox I 2008) Independence 2008-



Rotterdam, Netherlands 13 October 2010

Madeira/Portugal-flagged, IMO 9485588, MMSI 255802990 and callsign CQOY. Ex-Kitty Fox I renamed June 2008. Gross tonnage 499 tons, net tonnage 149 tons, summer deadweight 483 tons and as dimensions 42,00 (overall excluded fenders) x 11,00 (moulded) x 4,10 (maximum) x 4,90 (depth) metres. Speed 14,0 knots. Bollard pull ahead 68,65 tons. Built in April 2008 at the South China Shipyard Jiangmen, Hong Kong, China. Owned by Sedna Towage&Offshore, Madeira, Portugal managed by An.do.fe. Shipping Management  S.r.l., Brindisi, Italy.

German tug Centaurus 2009-


Rotterdam, Netherlands 29 November 2010

Antigua&Barbuda-flagged, homeport St. John’s, IMO 9433755, MMSI 305820000 and callsign V2ED3. Gross tonnage 1.261 tons, net tonnage 378 ton, summer deadweight 1.008 tons and as dimensions 42,00 (between perpendiculars)-48,88 (over all) x 13,80 (moulded) x 5,20 (design)-6,00 (maximum midship) x 7,00 9depth main deck) metres. Speed 12,5 (economical)-14,5 (maximum) knots. Bollard pull 100 (continue)-110 (maximum) tons. Built in 2009 at the Mutzelfeldtwerft Nord Cuxhaven, Germany. Owned and managed by the Harms Berging Transport und Heavylift GmbH, Hamburg, Germany.

Movements of Dutch warships Juno, Castor, Rijn and Jason according to the Dutch newspaper Vlissingse Courant dated 21 September 1842

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

An item reported that in October the Dutch corvette Zr.Ms. Juno (1) was to depart towards Surinam to replace the corvette Zr.Ms. Castor (2) which was no longer suited for service in those waters. The Dutch frigate Zr.Ms. Rijn (3) captain lieutenant Byl de Vroe and the frigate Zr.Ms. Jason (4) captain Van der Plaat would depart in the same moth towards the Mediterranean.

Notes
1. Corvette 1st class, call sign GQLJ, on stocks at the navy yard at Rotterdam, Netherlands by P. Glavimans Jz. on 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 since 1 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.
2. ‘Kuil’corvette, on stocks at the navy yard at Amsterdam, Netherlands 1830 by P. Schuijt jr., launched 1835, training battery 1849, stricken as an training battery at Willemsoord, Netherlands 1866, public tenders on 30 May 11.00 o’clock at Willemsoord asked for breaking her up, dimensions 36,50 (between perpendiculars) x 10,0 (inner hull) x 4,25 (fore)-4,82 (aft) x 5,39 (depth below main deck), 775 tons displacement and an armament of 28 guns (20-12pd guns or 20-30pd carronades, 8-12pd carronades and 2-6pd guns.
3. Also called Rhijn, frigate, laid down as the French La Vestale at the navy shipyard at Rotterdam, Netherlands by P. Glavimans in March 1813, handed over to the Netherlands in 1814 and renamed Rijn, launched on 5 October 1816, lengthened in 1825, conversion into a paddle steamship failed, shortened 1830, guard ship at Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands and Willemsoord, Netherlands since 1852, broken up at Hellevoetsluis in 1875, dimensions 145 x 36,8 x 19 French feet or 55,25 x 12,3 x 5,75 metres and an armament of 44-54 guns (since 1830).
4. Frigate 2nd class, on stocks at the navy yard at Rotterdam, Netherlands by P. Glavimans 1824, launched 1829, docked at the navy yard at Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands 30 May-11 June 1834, guard ship at Willemsoord, Netherlands 1847, condemned 30 April 1850, sold on the navy yard at Willemsoord for ƒ 23.0000 to be broken up Tuesday 10.00 o’clock 19 November 1850, 1461 tons displacement and armament of 44 guns.

Movements of the Dutch warships Zr.Ms. Juno, Etna, Curacao, Jason and Rijn according to the Dutch newspaper Vlissingse Courant dated 3 October 1842

Rijn or Rhijn

An item dated Den Helder, Netherlands 26 September reported that the Dutch corvette Zr.Ms. Juno (1) captain Mol would depart on 5th October towards Surinam with on board of the newly appointed governor of the Dutch West Indies Mr. J.B. Elias and household. At the same time would the steamship Zr.Ms. Etna (2) lieutenant Baars depart towards Surinam. The Dutch steamship Zr.Ms. Curacao (3) lieutenant 1st class A.A. Bolken now lying at Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands would replace her at Den Helder. On 10th October would the Dutch corvette Zr.Ms. Jason (4) captainVan der Plaat leave Den Helder and the Dutch frigate Zr.Ms. Rijn (5) temporarily captain lieutenant Byl de Vroe leave Vlissingen, Netherlands both bound for the Mediterranean.

Notes
1. Corvette 1st class, call sign GQLJ, on stocks at the navy yard at Rotterdam, Netherlands by P. Glavimans Jz. on 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 maandeck) 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.
2. Paddle steamship 3rd class, on stocks at the navy yard at Vlissingen, Netherlands by C. Soetermeer on 18 September 1837, contract with the (Nederlandsche Stoomboot Maatschappij (NSM) at Fijenoord for engines, boilers and spare parts for ƒ 152.541,48 according to decision 25 May 1838 no. 1, launched 30 April 1839, commissioned 1 November 1839, departed towards the Dutch West Indies 1 October 1842, returned at Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands 16 July 1844, docked at the navy yard at Hellevoetsluis 20 June17 July 1845, departed towards Rotterdam, Netherlands for maintenance engines, docked at Hellevoetsluis 3 December 1846-6 February 1847,fitted out with a raised keel 1846, departed towards the Dutch East Indies 7 March 1847, decommissioned and condemned in the Dutch East Indies being in an extremely worse condition and just serving around Java 31 December 1863, reported her sale for ƒ 24.500 to W. Cores de Vries on Saturday morning 2 April 1864, dimensions 47,00 (between perpendiculars) x 9,00 (inner hull)x 3,45 (armed) x 5,04 (hold below main deck) metres, an armament of 4 guns (peace time 2 long and 2 short 30pd guns, in wartime 2-30pd bomb guns and 2-short 30pd guns), 178 hp horsepower and a crew numbering 100 men.
3. Paddle steamship, built in 1825 at Dover as the Calpe for the American and Colonial Steam Navigation Company, purchased in 1826 by the Dutch government, docked at the navy yard at Hellevoetsluis 21 August-21 September 1827, 27 October 1829-12 March 1830, 28 December 1833-9 April 1834, 9-10 October 1835, 28 October-1 November 1836, 22 December 1836-14 January 1837, 10-19 August 1842 , 11-14 May and 2-23 September 1844 and in 1846 sold to be broken up. Dimensions 37,5 (Asmus)-38,8 (naval deputy engineer A. Bakker) x 8,05 x 4,96 metres, horsepower 106 hp and speed 8 knots.
4. Frigate 2nd class, on stocks at the navy yard at Rotterdam, Netherlands by P. Glavimans 1824, launched 1829, docked at the navy yard at Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands 30 May-11 June 1834, guard ship at Willemsoord, Netherlands 1847, condemned 30 April 1850, sold on the navy yard at Willemsoord for ƒ 23.0000 to be broken up Tuesday 10.00 o’clock 19 November 1850, 1461 tons displacement and armament of 44 guns.
5. Also called Rhijn, frigate, laid down as the French La Vestale at the navy shipyard at Rotterdam, Netherlands by P. Glavimans in March 1813, handed over to the Netherlands in 1814 and renamed Rijn, launched on 5 October 1816, lengthened in 1825, conversion into a paddle steamship failed, shortened 1830, guard ship at Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands and Willemsoord, Netherlands since 1852, broken up at Hellevoetsluis in 1875, dimensions 145 x 36,8 x 19 French feet or 55,25 x 12,3 x 5,75 metres and an armament of 44-54 guns (since 1830).

Movements of the Dutch warships Zr.Ms. Juno, Etna, Curacao, Jason and Rijn according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche Courant dated 13 October 1842

De Curacao

An item reported the departure from Den Helder, Netherlands towards Surinam on the 5th of the Dutch steamship Zr.Ms. Etna (1) lieutenant 1st class J. Baars to replace the recently from the Dutch West Indies returned steamship Zr.Ms. Curacao (2) lieutenant 1st class A.A. Bolken. On the morning of the 8th departed from Den Helder the Dutch corvette Zr.Ms. Juno (3) captain Moll with on board the governor of the Dutch West Indies.

Notes
1. Paddle steamship 3rd class, on stocks at the navy yard at Vlissingen, Netherlands by C. Soetermeer on 18 September 1837, contract with the (Nederlandsche Stoomboot Maatschappij (NSM) at Fijenoord for engines, boilers and spare parts for ƒ 152.541,48 according to decision 25 May 1838 no. 1, launched 30 April 1839, commissioned 1 November 1839, departed towards the Dutch West Indies 1 October 1842, returned at Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands 16 July 1844, docked at the navy yard at Hellevoetsluis 20 June17 July 1845, departed towards Rotterdam, Netherlands for maintenance engines, docked at Hellevoetsluis 3 December 1846-6 February 1847,fitted out with a raised keel 1846, departed towards the Dutch East Indies 7 March 1847, decommissioned and condemned in the Dutch East Indies being in an extremely worse condition and just serving around Java 31 December 1863, reported her sale for ƒ 24.500 to W. Cores de Vries on Saturday morning 2 April 1864, dimensions 47,00 (between perpendiculars) x 9,00 (inner hull)x 3,45 (armed) x 5,04 (hold below main deck) metres, an armament of 4 guns (peace time 2 long and 2 short 30pd guns, in wartime 2-30pd bomb guns and 2-short 30pd guns), 178 hp horsepower and a crew numbering 100 men.
2. Paddle steamship, built in 1825 at Dover as the Calpe for the American and Colonial Steam Navigation Company, purchased in 1826 by the Dutch government, docked at the navy yard at Hellevoetsluis 21 August-21 September 1827, 27 October 1829-12 March 1830, 28 December 1833-9 April 1834, 9-10 October 1835, 28 October-1 November 1836, 22 December 1836-14 January 1837, 10-19 August 1842 , 11-14 May and 2-23 September 1844 and in 1846 sold to be broken up. Dimensions 37,5 (Asmus)-38,8 (naval deputy engineer A. Bakker) x 8,05 x 4,96 metres, horsepower 106 hp and speed 8 knots.
3. Corvette 1st class, call sign GQLJ, on stocks at the navy yard at Rotterdam, Netherlands by P. Glavimans Jz. on 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.

Dutch corvette Zr.Ms. Boreas visited England underway towards the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche Courant dated 8 December 1842

Model Rijksmuseun, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Original link

An item reported that the Dutch corvette Zr.Ms. Boreas captain J. Boelen underway from Batavia, Dutch East Indies towards Texel, Netherlands entered the harbour of Portsmouth, England on 27th November.(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.

Dutch warships Zr.Ms. Rijn and Jason underway towards the Levant according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche Courant dated 9 February 1843

De Rijn or Rhijn

An item referred to tidings received from Athens, Greece dated 12th January reporting that the Dutch frigate Rijn (10 captain lieutenant D. Bijl de Vroe en the corvette Zr.Ms. Jason (2) captain E.G. van der Plaat after a short stay at Piraeus, Greece continued their voyage towards the Levant.

Notes
1. Also called Rhijn, frigate, laid down as the French La Vestale at the navy shipyard at Rotterdam, Netherlands by P. Glavimans in March 1813, handed over to the Netherlands in 1814 and renamed Rijn, launched on 5 October 1816, lengthened in 1825, conversion into a paddle steamship failed, shortened 1830, guard ship at Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands and Willemsoord, Netherlands since 1852, broken up at Hellevoetsluis in 1875, dimensions 145 x 36,8 x 19 French feet or 55,25 x 12,3 x 5,75 metres and an armament of 44-54 guns (since 1830).
2. Frigate 2nd class, on stocks at the navy yard at Rotterdam, Netherlands by P. Glavimans 1824, launched 1829, docked at the navy yard at Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands 30 May-11 June 1834, guard ship at Willemsoord, Netherlands 1847, condemned 30 April 1850, sold on the navy yard at Willemsoord for ƒ 23.0000 to be broken up Tuesday 10.00 o’clock 19 November 1850, 1461 tons displacement and armament of 44 guns.

Dutch warships Zr.Ms. Boreas, Zephir and Circe active around Troemon, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche Courant dated 1 March 1842

Model Rijksmuseun, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Original link

An item reported that the Dutch corvette Zr.Ms. Boreas (1) and the schooners Zephir  and Circe (2) departed towards Troemon, Dutch East Indies after tidings that inhabitants of Atsjin with bad intents were located near Singkel, Dutch East Indies. At Troemon was the Dutch East Indies bark ship Sumatra found which was there loading her cargo.

Notes
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.
2. On stocks at Bantjar or by Waller. Lassem/Rembang, Dutch East Indies 1822 for the Colonial Navy, launched 1825, stricken 1850, sold for ƒ 6.000 in 1851 and an armament of 14 guns.

Italian tug (ex-Svitzer Garm 1978-1990, Lancelot Ranger 1990-1991, Lancillotto 1991-2003) Marzamemi 2003-

Rotterdam, Netherlands 29 November 2010

Italy-flagged, homeport Augusta, IMO 7635309, MMSI 247686000 and callsign IFHK. Ex-Svitzer Garm renamed April 1990, ex-Lancelot Ranger renamed April 1991 and Lancillotto renamed June 2003. Gross tonnage 944 tons, summer deadweight 810 tons and as dimensions 49 (over all) x 12,03 x 6,4 x 6,30 (depth) metres. Speed 14,5 knots. Bollard pull 105 tons. Built in 1978 at the shipyard of Euroflex Marine, Aarhus, Denmark . Owned and managed by Augustea Shipmanagement, Napoli, Italy.

Monday, 24 November 2014

French warships la Danaé and la Meurthe underway from France towards the Marquesas Island, French Polynesia according to the Dutch newspaper Zierikzeesche Courant dated 14 March 1843

An item reported that the French frigate la Danaé and the corvette la Meurthe on the 4th departed with troops on board from Brest, France towards the Marquesas Island, French Polynesia.

Dutch bark Melati underway from Brazil towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 15 March 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 10th reported the passing of the Dutch bark Melati underway from Bahia, Brazil towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies.

Italian bark Beppe active in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 14 March 1892

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 14th reported the arrival of the Italian bark Beppe captain Bertolotto coming from Samarang, Dutch East Indies. Shipping agents Wellenstein Krause&Co.

Norwegian bark Sterling active in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 4 March 1892

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 3rd reported the departure of the Norwegian bark Sterling captain Lee towards Samarang, Dutch East Indies. Shipping agent H. Rosenthal.

Dutch bark Noach V active in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 4 March 1892

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 4th reported the departure of the Dutch bark Noach V captain Van Duin towards Cheribon, Dutch East Indies.

Dutch bark Melati arrived at Batavia, Dutch East Indies coming from England according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 11 March 1892

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 10th reported the arrival of the Dutch bark Melati captain Van den Bos coming via Kahia from Shields, England. Shipping agents Internationale.

Sailors of Greek corvette Amalia involved in fight with local habitants of Marseille, France according to the Dutch newspaper Vlissingse Curant dated 3 March 1843

An item reported that at Marseille, France on 21 February Greek sailors of the corvette Amalia fought with local inhabitants. The Greeks fled to their boats when the locals started to throw with pavers. According to the first tidings were 3 Greeks drowned, one deadly wounded and several others wounded. French soldiers of the fortress St. Jean did not succeed in ending uprising.

Danish tug (ex-Clausentum 1980-1993, Strathfoyle 1993-2002) Westsund 2002-


Rotterdam, Netherlands 29 November 2010

Denmark International Register-flagged, homeport Svendborg, IMO 7822421, MMSI 220124000 and callsign OUJB2. Ex-Clausentum renamed September 1993 and Strathfoyle renamed June 2002.

Turkish general cargo ship (Ex-Magdalena Schulte 1998, Caroline Schultz 1999-1999, Funchalense 1999-2007, Anna 2007-2012) Anna Lisa 2012-


As the Anna with homeport St. John's, Rotterdam, Netherlands 29 November 2010

Panama-flagged, IMO 9126728, as the Anna Lisa MMSI 373891000 and callsign 3FLO6. Ex-Magdalena Schulte renamed 1998, Caroline Schultz renamed January 1999, Funchalense renamed March 2007 and Anna renamed October 2012.

Dutch fishing vessel (ex-Semper Confidens 1988-1955, Dolfijn 1995-2007) Johan Prins (WR-10) 2007-

Off Den Helder, Netherlands29 September 2010

IMO 8804464, MMSI 244592000 and callsign PCDP. Ex-Semper Confidens renamed January 1995 and Dolfijn renamed March 2007.

Dutch ship of the line 4th charter Goes 1779-1797

Detail of a painting which was based on an original drawing of 1779

Model MG-MC-265 Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Original link

Detail of a painting dated from around 1783 off the Dutch fleet lying off Rammekens

Laid down by shipbuilder Jacobus van Drongelen at the Admiralty yard at Vlissingen, Netherlands in 1779, christened on 23 December 1780, launched on 21 May 1781 and broken up in 1797. Dimensions 154 x 43 x 19 feet, an armament of 5--58 guns and a crew numbering 300 men.

Dutch oil/chemical tanker Selenka 2009-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 23 November 2014

Malta-flagged, homeport Valletta, IMO 9447067, MMSI 249598000 and callsign 9HVO9.

Dutch general cargo ship CFL Proud 2009-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 23 November 2014

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Groningen, IMO 9386433, MMSI 246611000 and callsign PBUI.

Dutch trawler Frank Bonefaas (SCH 72) 1994-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 23 November 2014

IMO 9074951, MMSI 245084000 and callsign PEDV. Officially reported as laid up.

Italian bark Principe di Napoli arrived in the Dutch East Indies coming from the USA according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 31 March 1892

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 31st reported the arrival of the Italian bark Principe di Napoli loaded with petrol coming from New York, USA, shipping agent H. Rosenthal.

Dutch bark Kersbergen departed Dutch East Indies towards Portugal according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 30 March 1892

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 30th reported the departure of the Dutch bark Kersbergen captain Klasen towards Lisbon, Portugal.

Italian bark Italia underway from Argentina towards Singapore according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 29 March 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 27th reported the passing of the Italian bark Italia underway from La Plata, Argentina towards Singapore.

Italian bark David departed Dutch East Indies towards Burma according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 25 March 1892

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 25th reported the departure of the Italian bark David captain Orpo towards Moulmein [nowadays Mawlamyine, Myanmar].

Norwegian bark Sterling underway in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 25 March 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 24th reported the passing of the Norwegian bark Sterling underway from Batavia, Dutch East Indies towards Tjilatjap, Dutch East Indies.

Italian bark Salvatore Accame underway from Singapore towards USA according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 25 March 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 24th reported the passing of the Italian bark Salvatore Accame underway from Singapore towards New York, USA.

British bark Rate F. Troop underway from Philippines towards Delaware Breakwater according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 25 March 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 24th reported the passing of the British bark Rate F. Troop underway from Ilo Ilo, Philippines towards Delaware Breakwater.

Italian bark Tonio underway from USA towards Singapore according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 25 March 1892

An item dated Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies [nowadays Anyer] 22nd reported the passing of the Italian bark Tonio underway from New York, USA towards Singapore.

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.