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Sunday, 5 July 2015

Greek bulk carrier Nordic Oshima 2014-



Sloehaven, Vlissingen, Netherlands 3 July 2015

Panama-flagged, IMO 9687227, MMSI 357629000 and callsign H311. Built by Oshima Shipbuilding, Saika, Japan in 2014. Owned and managed by Seamar management, Athens, Greece.

Italian container ship MSC Ariane 2012-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 3 July 2015

Panama-flagged, IMO 9484443, MMSI 373355000 and callsign 3FDA3. Built by Daewoo Shipbuilding&Marine Engineering, Geoje, South Korea in 2012. Owned and managed by Mediterranean Shipping, Sorrento, Italy.

Cypriot crude oil tanker Moscow River 1999-



Sloehaven, Vlissingen, Netherlands 3 July 2015

Liberia-flagged, homeport Monrovia, IMO 9165542, MMSI 636011007 and callsign ELWE7. Built by NKK TSU Works, Tsu, Japan in 1999. Owned and managed by Unicom Management Services, Limassol, Cyprus.

Saturday, 4 July 2015

British warships needed at Ichaboe Island to retain calmness according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Rotterdamsche courant dated 14 January 1845

An item reported that the British government ship Isis (1) which departed on 9 November 1844 Cape of Good Hope, South Africa arrived at England. A new guano island was discovered by the Saldanhay Bay and confiscated by the British government as lying within the territory of the colony. Exploitation was allowed against the payment of a pond sterling. The Isis who anchored off Ichaboe (2) was now replaced by the Thundered (3) and the calmness was restored.

Notes
1. Probably HMS 2-decker 4th rate Isis, her building as part of the Salisbury-class was ordered on 10 September 1811,  laid down at the Woolwich Dockyard in February 1816, launched on 5 October 1819, completed at the Chatham Dockyard on 3 September 1823, coal depot at Sierra Leone since March 1861 and finally sold to be broken up there on 12 March 1867.
2. Ichaboe island is a small island lying off the coast of Namibia. Earlier was she used for sealing until thick layers of guano were discovered and on very large scale was the exploited. In 1845 even by 450 boats and 6.000 men were busy scrapping the guano.
3. Probably the HMS 2-decker 2nd rate Thunderer, building as part of the Canopus-class ordered on 23 January 1817, laid down at the Woolwich Dockyard in April 1823, launched on 22 September 1831, hulked in 1863, renamed Comet in 1869, renamed Nettle in 1870 and finally sold to be broken up in 1901.

With guano loaded ship Giano G wrecked off Boulogne, France according to the Dutch newspaper Algemeen Handelsblad dated 8 February 1871

An item dated Boulogne, France 6th reported that the ship Giano G captain Jose Viacava underway from Callao, Peru loaded with guano towards Dunkirk, France was wrecked off Boulogne.

With guano loaded ship Evening Star underway towards Europe abandoned while sinking according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Rotterdamsche courant dated 21 June 1865

An item dated Callao, Peru 11th may reported that the ship Evening Star loaded with guano bound for Europe was abandoned in a skunking condition on 28th April on 16° south latitude and 84° west longitude.

With guano loaded ship Caprera wrecked at Mauritius according to the Dutch newspaper Dagblad van Zuidholland en ‘s-Gravenhage dated 13 March 1866

An item dated Mauritus 18th February reported that the ship Caprera loaded with guano was totally wrecked on Canoniers point.

British ship Sara and Martha underway from the African coast towards England loaded with guano sighted according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Rotterdamsche courant dated 16 October 1844

An item reported that the British ship Sara and Martha underway from the African coast towards London, England loaded with guano was hailed by a passing Dutch ship on 1 September on the position 14° north latitude and 25° west longitude.

Ship Pactole loaded with guano condemned and sold at Rio Janeiro, Brazil according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Rotterdamsche courant dated 5 May 1845

An item dated Paris, France 29th April reported that the ship Pactole captain Labal underway from Lima, Peru towards Bordeaux, France was forced to harbour of Rio Janeiro, Brazil being damaged. She was there condemned and sold. Her cargo of guano was loaded in the French ship la Jeune Gabrielle of Bordeaux.

Dutch gunboat No. 139 1803-1811

Flat-bottomed, of the Department Vlissingen, built at Vlissingen, Netherlands in 1803, broken up in 1811, with an armament of 5 guns. Original part of the so-called Bataafse Flottielje for the intended French invasion of England.

Dutch gunboat No. 138 1803-1812

Flat-bottomed, of the Department Vlissingen, built at Vlissingen, Netherlands in 1803, broken up in 1812, with an armament of 3 guns. Original part of the so-called Bataafse Flottielje for the intended French invasion of England.

Dutch gunboat No. 137 1803-1809

Flat-bottomed, of the Department Vlissingen, built at Vlissingen, Netherlands in 1803, burnt by own crew in 1809, with an armament of 3 guns. Original part of the so-called Bataafse Flottielje for the intended French invasion of England.

Dutch gunboat No. 136 1803-1805

Flat-bottomed, of the Department Vlissingen, built at Vlissingen, Netherlands in 1803, last mentioned in 1805, with an armament of 3 guns. Original part of the so-called Bataafse Flottielje for the intended French invasion of England.

Dutch gunboat No. 135 1803-1810

Flat-bottomed, of the Department Vlissingen, built at Vlissingen, Netherlands in 1803, sold in 1810, with an armament of 3 guns. Original part of the so-called Bataafse Flottielje for the intended French invasion of England.

Dutch gunboat No. 134 1803-1805

Flat-bottomed, of the Department Rotterdam, launched at naval yard, at Rotterdam, Netherlands in 1803, last mentioned in 1805, with an armament of 3 guns. Original part of the so-called Bataafse Flottielje for the intended French invasion of England.

Dutch gunboat No. 175 1804-1811

Flat-bottomed, of the Department Vlissingen, built at Vlissingen, Netherlands in 1804, burnt by own crew in 1809?, still in service in 1811?, with an armament of 3 guns. Original part of the so-called Bataafse Flottielje for the intended French invasion of England.

Dutch gunboat No. 172 1804-1810

Flat-bottomed, of the Department Vlissingen, built at Vlissingen, Netherlands in 1804, renamed No. 15 in 1810, with an armament of 3 guns. Original part of the so-called Bataafse Flottielje for the intended French invasion of England.

Dutch gunboat No. 104 1803-1810

Flat-bottomed, of the Department Rotterdam, launched at naval yard, at Rotterdam, Netherlands in 1803, broken up in 1810, with an armament of 3 guns. Original part of the so-called Bataafse Flottielje for the intended French invasion of England.

Dutch factory trawler Afrika (SCH 24) 1999-

Sloehaven, Vlissingen, Netherlands 4 July 2015

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Scheveningen, Netherlands, IMO 9175834, MMSI 245811000 and callsign PEAT. Built at the YVC Ysselwerf, Capelle aan den IJssel, Netherlands in 1999. Owned and managed by Jaczon, The Hague, Netherlands.

Norwegian tug-offshore supply vessel Normand Borg 2000-

Sloehaven, Vlissingen, Netherlands 4 July 2015

Norway International Register-flagged, homeport Skudeneshavn, IMO 9229477, MMSI 257283000 and callsign LDTF. Type AHTS, design UT722L. Dimensions 80,45 x 18,00 (moulded) x 6,612 (summer) metres, deadweight 2.846 tons, lightship 3.395,94 ton, net tonnage 1.221 ton and gross tonnage 3.154 ton, deck area 570 square metres and strength 5 ton/square metre. Horsepower 16.800 hp. Bollard pull 202 metric tons. Accommodation for 33 persons. Built at the Vard Langsten, Tomrefjord, Norway in 2000. Owned and managed by Solstad Rederi, Skudeneshavn, Norway.

Dutch hopper barge Jan Steen 1986-

Sloehaven, Vlissingen, Netherlands 4 July 2015

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Gorinchem, Netherlands, IMO 8505707, MMSI 245421000 and callsign PEZV. Built at the De Hoop Scheepswerf, Heusden, Netherlands in 1986. Owned and managed by Van Oord, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

American ship Avon burned by the Confederate CSS steamship Florida according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Courant dated 14 May 1864

An item dated Plymouth 11th reported that the American ship Avon captain Howes underway from Holland Island (South Sea) loaded with guano underway towards Queenstown, England on 20 March on 14.40 North latitude and 33 West longtitude was burned by the Confederate CSS steamship Florida (1).

Note
1. Launched in 1862, commissioned in the Confederate States Navy on 17 August 1862, captured by the Union forces on 7 October 1864 in Bahia, Brazil and finally sunk on 28 November 1864 caused by a collision with the troop ferry Alliance.

British ship Tantivy underway from Callao, Peru loaded with guano towards Queenstown, England sunk according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Courant dated 8 April 1858

An item dated Cape of Good Hope, South Africa 12th February reported that the British ship Tantivy captain Brewster underway from Callao, Peru loaded with guano towards Queenstown, England. On 27th in sinking condition at 23 degrees South latitude and 20 degrees West longitude left by her crew which arrived at Cape of Good Hope.

Friday, 3 July 2015

Russian 3-mast schooner Lenu arrived at Vlissingen, Netherlands coming from Demerara according to the Dutch newspaper Vlissngse Courant dated 21 August 1909

An item dated Vlissingen, Netherlands 20th reported the arrival that morning of the Russian 3-mast schooner Lenu captain Grant coming from Demerara with a cargo of greenheart beams for account of the Dutch firm N.V. Houthandel voorheen firma G. Alberts Lz&Co., Middelburg, Netherlands.

Russian 3-mast schooner Lenu underway from Demerara towards the Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Vlissingse Courant dated 30 July 1909

An item reported that the Russian 3-mast schooner Lenu captain Grant departed from Demerara on the 1st loaded with greenheart beams for account of the Dutch firm N.V. Houthandel voorheen firma G. Alberts Lz&Co., Middelburg, Netherlands.

Russian 3-mast schooner Draugs departed the Netherlands towards Spain according to the Dutch newspaper Vlissingse Courant dated 19 June 1909

An item dated Vlissingen, Netherlands 18th reported that the departure of the Russian 3-mast schooner Draugs captain Puhling towards Cadiz, Spain after unloading at Middelburg, Netherlands a cargo of greenheart beams for account of the Dutch firm N.V. Houthandel voorheen firma G. Alberts Lz&Co., Middelburg.

Russian 3-mast schooner Leny left the Netherlands bound via England towards Surinam according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche Courant dated 2 June 1908

An item reported that the Russian 3-mast schooner Leny which unloaded a cargo of wood at Middelburg, Netherlands that morning left Vlissingen, Netherlands towards Barry, England to load there coal destined towards Paramaribo, Surinam.

Russian 3-mast schooner Leny was docked in the dry dock at Middelburg. Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche Courant 23 May 1908

The former dry dock nowadays

An item reported that the Russian 3-mast schooner Leny was docked in the dry dock at Middelburg. Netherlands. The edition dated 26 May 1908 reported that she left that morning the dry dock.

Russian 3-mast schooner Uku coming from Demerara bound for Middelburg, Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche Courant dated 29 January 1908

An item reported that in the roads of Vlissingen, Netherlands several ship were lying of which the departure was delayed by storm. This included the Russian 3-mast schooner Uku coming from Demerara bound for Middelburg, Netherlands. She was loaded with greenheart beams for account of the Dutch firm N.V. Houthandel voorheen Alberts&Co. There was no tug available to tow her into the harbour.

Russian 3-mast schooner Jadwiga bound from the Netherlands towards England according to the Dutch newspaper Vlissingse Courant dated 1 November 1907

An item reported that the Russian 3-mast schooner Jadwiga lying in the roads of Vlissingen, Netherlands waiting for orders, was now ordered to go towards Liverpool, England.

Dutch gun hooker no. 15 1795

Of the admiralty Zeeland, mentioned in 1795.

Dutch gun hooker no. 13 1795

Of the admiralty Zeeland, mentioned in 1795.

Dutch gun hooker nr. 11 1795

Of the admiralty Zeeland, mentioned in 1795.

Dutch gaff ship no. 12 1795

Of the admiralty Zeeland, mentioned in 1795, was armed.

Dutch gun chaloupe no. 10

Of the admiralty Zeeland, mentioned in 1795.

Dutch gun hooker no. 14 1795

Of the admiralty Zeeland, mentioned in 1795.

Dutch gaff ship no. 9 1795

Of the admiralty Zeeland, mentioned in 1795.

Dutch gaff ship no. 9 1794-1795

Mentioned in 1794-1795, also called a gaff schuyt.

Dutch gun hooker no. 8 1795

Of the admiralty Zeeland, mentioned in 1795.

Dutch gaff ship no. 8, 1794-1798

First mentioned in 1794, paid off in 1798, with an armament of 4 guns. Also called a gaff schuyt.

Dutch gun hooker no. 7 1795

Of the admiralty Zeeland, mentioned in 1795.

Dutch gaff ship no. 7 1794-1798

Of the admiralty Maze, first mentioned in 1794, paid off in1798,with an armament of 4 guns. Also called gaff schuyt.

Dutch gaffelaar no. 6 1799-1800

Of the department Rotterdam, hired in 1799, returned to owners in 1800, with an armament of 4 guns.

Dutch gun hooker no. 6 1795

Of the admiralty Zeeland, mentioned in 1795.

Dutch gaff ship no. 6 1793-1798

Of the admiralty Maze, hired by admiralty of the Maze ƒ 300 monthly in 1793, still mentioned in1798, with an armament of 4 guns and a crew numbering 40 men. Also called a gaff schuyt. Commanding officers in 1793 lieutenant G.N. de Haan and in 1794-1795 S. Boeijink, later H. ’t Hooft.

Dutch gaffelaar no. 5 1799-1800

Of the department Rotterdam, hired in 1799, returned to owner in 1800 and with an armament of 4 guns.

British ship Carnarvonshire arrived at Auckland, New Zealand bound for Hamburg, Germany according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 24 August 1889

An item dated Auckland, New Zealand 21st reported the arrival if the British ship Carnarvonshire loaded with guano bound for Hamburg, Germany for victuals. She was delayed for 7 months at the Howards Islands [Phoenix Islands?].

Ship Amazon chartered to transport guano from Chile towards Europe according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 14 February 1887

An item dated Valparaiso, Chile 4th January reported that the ship Amazon was chartered for 715 pond sterling to transport the cargo guano of the ship Tycoon towards Europe.

British bark Bell of Arvond wrecked off Mazorca island, Peru according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 6 September 1899

An item dated Callao, Peru 2nd reported that the ship Bell of Arvon loaded with guano was wrecked off Mazorca. Her crew was saved and landed at Huacho, Peru.(1)

Note
1.Master H. Pugh, iron-built barque-rigged, 923 register tons, official number 74.541, built at Hylton in 1876 and homeport Liverpool, England. The disaster happened off Mazorca island on 30th August. Her master was proved to be not guilty.

British bark Cambrian Chieftain loaded with nitrate arrived at Gent, Belgium according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche Courant dated 9 March 1896

An item reported the arrival at Gent, Belgium via the canal at Terneuzen, Netherlands of the British bark Cambrian Chieftain, the largest ship until now entering the canal. To pass the locks needed she to unload 600 tons merchandise into lighters. Loaded with nitrate came she from Iquique, Chile. Dimensions 230 x 37.5 x 22.5 (at arrival at Terneuzen) feet.

British bark ship John O Gaunt for sale according to the Dutch newspaper Algemeen Handelsblad dated 30 March 1890

An announcement reported the intended sale of the well known iron built bark ship John O Gaunt with a measurement of 1.275 register tons, built at Liverpool, England in 1869 and which transported 1.828 tons of nitrate. She was a very fast ship regarded the voyage of just 79 days from Pisagua, Chile towards Qeenstown, England. At the moment she was lying at Dunkirk, France to unload her cargo. Dimensions 219.5 x 37.2 x 22.8 feet. More details could be asked at C.W. Bellock, shipbrokers at Liverpool.

British ship Micronesia loaded with cargo nitrate while burning beached at Sandown castle, England according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 10 June 1897

An item dated London, England 8th reported that on board of the British full rigged ship Micronesia underway with a cargo nitrate from Iquique, Chile towards Oostende, Belgium in the Channel fire broke out causing the loss of her masts. Her crew was forced to abandon the ship and were taken on board of the Belgium tug President Ludwig. Which towed the burning ship towards Sandown Castle, 1½ miles from Deal, England where she was beached. The whole day was the ship still burning. Measurement 1.619 register tons and iron-built at Liverpool, England in 1883. A later item reported that her crew was brought to Dover in the Seamen’s  House. Her captain, steersman and agents of Lloyds returned to the wreck of which the fire still was extinguished. The fore part and everything on deck seemed to be destroyed and from time to time were thick plumes of smoke visible.

British ship Micronesia beached off Sandown Castle, England probably not worth to be repaired according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 11 June 1897

An item dated Deal, England 9th reported that the burning ship Micronesia was deliberately beached off Sandown Castle. An examination by her captain and Lloyds made clear that she was burned out between the bow and the mizzenmast. Her cargo consisting of hard blocks nitrate was stored in the fore and aft cargo holds. By nice weather could the ship perhaps by salvaged although it was uncertain if she was worth repairing.(1)

Note
1. Built at Liverpool, England in 1883.

Greek general cargo ship (ex-Sanko Majesty 2009-2012, Saiko Majesty 2012-2014) Samos Majesty 2014-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 2 July 2015

Bahamas-flagged, IMO 9355525, MMSI 31100257 and callsign C6BG6. Ex-Sanko Majesty renamed August 2012 and Saiko Majesty renamed July 2014. Built  by Oshima Shipbuilding, Saikai, Japan in 2009. Owned and managed by Samos Steamship, Athens, Greece.

Italian tanker Fantasia 2009-

Schelde off Vlissingen. Netherlands 2 July 2015




Sloehaven, Vlissingen, Netherlands 3 July 2015

Italy-flagged, homeport Bari, Italy. IMO 9378371, MMSI 247279600 and callsign ICJY. Built at the Shinasb Yard, Tongyoung, South Korea in 2009. Owned and managed by Morfini, Bari, Italy.

Marshall Islands bulk carrier AM Zenica 2014-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 2 July 2015

Marshall Islands-flagged, IMO 9669342, MMSI 538005605 and callsign V7FJ8. Built by the Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group, Shanghai, China in 2014. Owned and managed by Marina Protea Shipping, Marshall Islands.

Swiss bulk carrier Celerina 1999-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 2 July 2015

Switzerland-flagged, homeport Basel, IMO 9176759, MMSI 269065000 and callsign HBLQ. Built by CSBC, Kaohsiung, Taiwan in 1999. Owned and managed by Suisse Atlantique Navigation Maritime, Renes, Switzerland.

Dutch crew boat Meermin III 1983-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 2 July 2015

Netherlands-flagged, IMO 8433966, MMSI 244858000 and callsign PFXN. Built at the Damen shipyard Gorinchem, Gorinchem, Netherlands in 1983.

American bulk carrier Puffin Bulker 2011-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 2 July 2015

Marshall islands-flagged, homeport Majuro, IMO 9441403, MMSI 538004339 and callsign V7WM6. Built by Dayang Shipbuilding, Yangzhou, China in 2011. Owned by Eagle Shipping International USA, New York, USA and managed by Eagle Shipmanagement, Tokyo, Japan.

Thursday, 2 July 2015

Italian bark Mou bound for Surabaya, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 29 August 1887

An item reported that the Italian bark Mou (off Nieuw Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Indonesia]?) received orders to go towards Surabaya, Dutch East Indies.

German 3-mast schooner Concordia cruising in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 24 August 1887

An item dated 22nd reported the passing of Oud Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Indonesia] by the German 3-mast schooner Concordia in ballast from Tjilatjap, Dutch East Indies towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies. Later called a bark.

British bark John Paterson cruising in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 26 August 1887

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 25th reported the departure of the British bark John Paterson captain Stediford towards Surabaya, Dutch East Indies.

German bark Zadok underway from USA towards the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 25 August 1887

An item dated 23rd reported the passing of Nieuw Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Indonesia] by the German bark Zadok underway from Philadelphia, USA towards Anjer. In a second item was reported that she came from New York, USA.

Italian bark Gilda M underway from the Dutch East Indies towards Burma according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 25 August 1887

An item dated 23rd reported the passing of Nieuw and Oud  Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Indonesia] by the Italian bark Gilda M underway from Surabaya, Dutch East Indies towards Moulmein [nowadays Mawlamyine, Myanmar].

German bark Concordia cruising in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 25 August 1887

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 24th reported the arrival of the German bark Concordia captain Militzer coming from Tjilatjap, Dutch East Indies. Earlier called a 3-mast schooner.

American bark Freeman underway from Cebu, Philippines towards New York, USA. according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 24 August 1887

An item dated 23rd reported the passing of Nieuw Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Indonesia] by the American bark Freeman underway from Cebu, Philippines towards New York, USA.

British bark Strathmuir underway from New York, USA towards Saigon [Vietnam] according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 24 August 1887

An item dated 22nd reported the passing of Nieuw Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Indonesia] by the British bark Strathmuir underway from New York, USA towards Saigon.

Czech tall ship La Grace 2008-


Czech Republic-flagged, homeport Prague, Czech Republic and MMSI 270467000. Replica of which the building started in the end of 2008 on a Egyptian shipyard at Suez while supervised by constructor Daniel Rosecky and captain Josef Dvorsky, launched on 5 December 2010 and which was baptized on 1 May 2011 at Athens, Greece. Described as a second half century brig. Dimensions 23,8 (between perpendiculars)-32 (over all)  x ? x 2,8 x 25 (height) metres and a tonnage of 126 tons burthen. The original La Grace was the name of the frigate commanded by the Czech seaman Augustin Herman (1621-1686) who in his professional career served for the Dutch West Indies Company, afterwards as a privateer on Spanish ships and finally becoming the largest tobacco exporter of America.

Russian dredger Tsjernysjefsky lost according to the Dutch newspaper Limburgsch dagblad dated 6 June 1935

An item reported that the Russian dredger Tsjernysjefsky with a crew numbering 47 men during a storm on the White Sea heavily was damaged and since then disappeared. Three tugs were sent out to search for the ship. In the meantime one returned finding on an uninhabited island de bodies of 15 men.

Dutch dredger Preanger No. 2 arrived at Batavia, Dutch Indies coming from Scotland according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 10 July 1878

An item dated 9th reported the arrival at Batavia, Dutch East Indies of the dredger Preanger No. 2 coming from Glasgow, Scotland.

Steam dredger Indramayoe underway from Ceylon towards at Batavia, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 6 September 1878

An item reported the departure from Galle, Ceylon on 24 June of the steam dredger Preanger No. 2 towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies.

Former dredger Karang sunk off Tandjong Priok, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper De locomotief dated 13 October 1896

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 13th reported that the former dredger Karang now property of the firm Geary at Singapore on the 12th just outside the harbour of Tandjong Priok, Dutch East Indies hit a sandbank and sunk. Her crew was saved in a lifeboat. She had just undergone repairs during a month by the [British] firm Taylor&Lawson [plant at Batavia, Dutch East Indie?].

Steam dredger Indramayoe arrived at Batavia, Dutch East Indies coming from the Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 20 October 1898

An item dated Amsterdam, Netherlands 18th referred to private tidings that the steam dredger Indramayoe arrived the 18th at Batavia, Dutch East Indies coming from the Netherlands.

German container ship (ex-CCNI Antofagasta 2006-2012, Leto 2012-2013, CCNI Antofagasta 2013-2015?) Leto 2015-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 2 July 2015

Liberia-flagged, homeport Monrovia, IMO 9311880, MMSI 636091088 and callsign A8JG8. Ex-ex-CCNI Antofagasta 2006-renamed 10 January 2012, Leto 2012-renamed 26 February 2013, CCNI Antofagasta 2013- renamed 2015? Built at the New Szcezecin Shipyard, Szczecin, Poland in 2006. Owned and managed bhy Dohle Schiffahrt, Hamburg, Germany. Supplied details dealing while CCNI Antofagasta since 2013.

Swiss container ship MSC Maureen 2003-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 1 July 2015

Panama-flagged, IMO 9251717, MMSI 355216000 and callsign HPMP. Built by Daewoo Shipbuilding&Marine Engineering, Geoje, South Korea in 2003. Owned by MSC Mediterranean Shipping, Geneva, Switzwerland and managed by Mediterranean Shipping. Sorrento, Italy.

German container ship MSC Barcelona 2011-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 1 July 2015

Liberia-flagged, homeport Monrovia, IMO 9480186, MMSI 636092269 and callsign A9ZU9. Built by Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries, Mangalia, Romania in 2011. Owned and managed by Offen Reederei, Hamburg, Germany.

German oil/chemical tanker STI Fulham 2014-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 1 July 2015

Marshall Islands-flagged, IMO 9688374, MMSI 538005400 and callsign V7DM5. Built at the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, Ulsan, South Korea in 2014. Owned and managed by Offen Reederei, Hamburg, Germany.

Norwegian containership Star Loen 2013-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 30 June 2015

Sloehaven, Vlissingen, Netherlands 4 July 2015

Norway International Register-flagged, homeport Bergen, Norway, IMO 9603790, MMSI 258008000 and callsign LAQN7. Built at the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, Ulsan, South Korea in 2013. Owned by Grieg Shipping and managed by Grieg Star Shipping, both of Bergen, Norway.

German container ship (ex-Filippa 2011) MSC Filippa 2011-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 30 June 2015

Liberia-flagged, IMO 9447902, MMSI 636092168 and callsign A8XT7. Ex-Filippa renamed June 2011. Built by Samsung Shipbuilding&Heavy Industries, Geoje, South Korea in 2011. Owned and managed by Dohle Schiffahrt, Hamburg, Germany.

Spanish car carrier Galicia 2003-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 1 July 2015

Spain-flagged, homeport Santa Cruz de Tenerife, IMO 9268409, MMSI 224548000 and callsign ECEC. Built by Astillero Barreras, Vigo, Spain in 2003. Owned and managed by Flota Suardiaz, Madrid, Spain.

Japanese container ship Manchester Bridge 2015-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 1 July 2015

Panama-flagged, IMO 9706748, MMSI 353764000 and callsign H9VD. Built at the Imabari Shipbuilding Mihara Shipyard, Mihara, Japan in 2015. Owned and managed by Shoei Kisen, Imabari, Japan.

Chinese containership CSCL Jupiter 2011-


Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 30 June 2015

Hong Kong/China-flagged, homeport Hong Kong, IMO 9467263, MMSI 477213400 and callsign VRIL4. Built by Samsung Shipbuilding&Heavy Industries, Geoje, South Korea in 2011. Owned by China Shipping Container Lines and managed by China International Shipmanagement, both at Shanghai, China.

Israel container ship (ex-ZIM Mediterreanean 2002-2014) OCCL Mexico 2002-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 30 June 2015

Liberia-flagged, homeport Monrovia, IMO 9231779, MMSI 636015496 and callsign D5BC5. Ex-ZIM Mediterreanean renamed 20 May 2014. Built by Hyundai Heavy Industries, Ulsan, South Korea in 2002. Owned and managed by XT Management, Haifa, Israel.

Russian 3-mast schooner Bethlehem departing the Netherlands bound for Canada according to the Dutch newspaper Vlissingse Courant dated 19 June 1909

An item dated Vlissingen, Netherlands 18th reported that the departure of the Russian 3-mast schooner Bethlehem captain Martinson towards Canada but that he was forced to return to the roads caused by contrary winds.

Russian 3-mast schooner Draugs arrived at Middelburg, Netherlands coming from Demerara according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche Courant dated 29 May 1909

An announcement from captain Puhling of the Russian 3mast schooner Draugs arrived at Middelburg, Netherlands coming from Demerara in which he asked to supply his crew no credit while he would not pay.

Russian 3-mast schooner Bethlehem arrived at Middelburg, Netherlands coming from Demerara according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche Courant dated 29 May 1909

An announcement from captain Martinson of the Russian 3mast schooner Bethlehem arrived at Middelburg, Netherlands coming from Demerara in which he asked to supply his crew no credit while he would not pay.

Russian 3-mast schooner Draugs underway from Demerara towards the Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Vlissingse Courant dated 7 May 1909

An item reported that the Russian 3-mast schooner Draugs captain Puhling departed on 8th April Demerara loaded with greenheart beams for account of the Dutch firm N.V. Houthandel voorheen firma G. Alberts Lz&Co., Middelburg, Netherlands.

Russian 3-mast schooner Janow departed Vlissingen, Netherlands towards Antwerp, Belgium according to the Dutch newspaper Vlisisngse Courant dated 26 April 1909

An item dated Vlissingen, Netherlands 24th reported the departure of the Russian 3-mast schooner Janow which unloaded coal for the Dutch firm F. Wibaut&Zoon at Vlissingen coming from Charlestown, USA now departed bound for Antwerp, Belgium. In an earlier edition called Jarrow.

Russian 3-mast schooner Jarrow arrived at Vlissingen, Netherlands coming from the USA according to the Dutch newspaper Vlissingse Courant 14 April 1909

An item dated Vlissingen, Netherlands 13th reported the arrival that morning of the Russian 3-mast schooner Jarrow captain Martinson coming from Charlestown, USA loaded with coal for the Dutch firm F. Wibaut&Zoon at Vlissingen. In a later edition called Janow.

Russian 3-mast schooner Ingersol temporarily stranded off Terneuzen, Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Zierikzeesche Nieuwsbode dated 26 November 1908

An item reported that as a result of the storm the Russian 3-mast schooner Ingersol lost her anchor in the roads of Terneuzen, Netherlands and grounded on the sandbank. With high tide and the assistance of a tug was she refloated and anchored again in the roads.

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Norwegian bark Dione arrived at Vlissingen, Netherlands coming from Belgium according to the Dutch newspaper Vlissingse Courant dated 25 November 1910

An item dated Vlissingen, Netherlands 24th reported the arrival that morning of the Norwegian bark Dione coming from Gent, Belgium to load cokes.

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Russian 3-mast schooner Laure underway from Belgium towards Finland according to the Dutch newspaper Vlissingse Courant dated 3 October 1911

An item reported that the Russian 3-mast schooner Laure underway from Antwerp, Belgium towards Kotka, Finland on last Saturday lost her anchors in the roads of Vlissingen, Netherlands during the heavy storm and she was towed back by Antwerp, Belgium being damaged.

British steamship Daylesford and Russian 3-mast schooner Puhlin both sunk after collision according to the Dutch newspaper Vlissingse Courant dated 11 April 1911

An item reported the collision in the heavy fog between the British iron-built 14.06 register tons steamship Daylesford (of 1882) underway loaded with coal from Blyth, England towards Torre del Mar. Spain off Wight with the Russian 3-mast schooner Puhlin underway with timber from Laguna towards Hamburg, Germany. Within 5 minutes sunk the Daylesford but her crew was saved on board of the Puhlin. She was however also heavily damaged and the crew of the Daylesford was taken on board of the Danish steamship Vulcan and brought towards Dover, England. The 9 crewmembers of the Puhlin stayed in boats by their ship until she capsized at 17.30 o’clock and sunk. The crew went to St. Catherine’s Point and arrived there safely.

Danish schooner Grethe damaged by passing tug on the Schelde underway towards Belgium according to the Dutch newspaper Vlissingse Courant dated 21 October 1910

An item dated Vlissingen, Netherlands referred to a statement of the captain of the Danish schooner Grethe which arrived at Antwerp, Belgium coming from Umsa. He reported that he while sailing on the Schelde off Terneuzen collided with a tug towing the British bark Harold with as result the loss of a anchor and 45 fathoms cable. His bowsprit and bow was damaged preventing to use their sails. Later was she picked up by a tug and towed towards Antwerp.

Russian 3-mast schooner Taara docked at Middelburg, Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Vlissingse Courant dated 12 November 1909

An item reported that the Russian 3-mast schooner Taara was dry docked at Middelburg, Netherlands for some repairs. Captain Ratsey or called Retsop. She was loaded with a cargo of greenheart beams for account of the Dutch firm N.V. Houthandel voorheen firma G. Alberts Lz&Co., Middelburg, Netherlands.

Russian 3-mast schooner Taara underway from the Netherlands towards England according to the Dutch newspaper Vlissingse Courant dated 25 November 1910

An item dated Vlissingen, Netherlands 24th reported the departure from Middelburg, Netherlands by the Russian 3-mast schooner Taara underway towards Port Talbot, England. Captain Ratsey [earlier called Retsop] on 10 September from Demerara with a cargo of greenheart beams for account of the Dutch firm N.V. Houthandel voorheen firma G. Alberts Lz&Co., Middelburg, Netherlands.

Russian 3-mast schooner Kolps underway from Demerara towards the Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Vlissingse Courant dated 19 October 1911

An item reported that the Russian 3-mast schooner Kolps captain Binlau left on 28 August [Demerara] with a cargo of greenheart beams for account of the Dutch firm N.V. Houthandel voorheen firma G. Alberts Lz&Co., Middelburg, Netherlands.

Russian 3-mast schooner Kolps underway from England towards the Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Vlissingse Courant dated 1 November 1911

An item dated Vlissingen, Netherlands 31st October reported the departure of the Russian 3-mast schooner Kolps on last Sunday from Southsend, England towards Middelburg, Netherlands.

Russian 3-mast schooner Kalps coming from Demerara arrived at Vlissingen, Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Vlissingse Courant dated 1 November 1911

An item dated Vlissingen, Netherlands 31st October reported the arrival that afternoon of the Russian 3-mast schooner Kalps coming from Demerara with a cargo of greenheart beams for account of the Dutch firm N.V. Houthandel voorheen firma G. Alberts Lz&Co., Middelburg, Netherlands.

Norwegian bark Polycrap temporarily stranded in the Schardijnkil, Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Vlissingse Courant dated 11 April 1910

An item dated Vlissingen, Netherlands 9th reported that the Norwegian bark Polycrap underway from Norway towards Gent, Belgium that night grounded in the Schardijnkil but in the morning with tide without assistance was refloated.

Dutch inland pusher boat (ex-Otter 1977-1984, Egbertus 1984-2001) Water Lady 2001-


Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 28 June 2015

Netherlands-flagged, MMSI 24470819. Callsign PE8242, homeport Urk, Netherlands. ENI 02314758 Built as Otter at the shipyard of Gebr. Akerboom, Oestgeest, Netherlands for account of the Graan Elevator Maatschappij BV (GEM), Rotterdam, Netherlands in 1977. Renamed Egbertus as owned by Fa.G. van Doorn, Wormer, Netherlands in 1994 and since 2001 renamed Water Lady of Midena Shipping BV, Urk, Netherlands. Anno 30 June 2015 owned by Waterman Scheepvaart BV which is property of Jacco Wakker.K&W Trans. Dimensions 15,65 x 5,76 x 1,62 metres and 15 ton tonnage.

Belgian LPG tanker Magdalena 2008-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 28 June 2015

Hong Kong/China-flagged, IMO 9434541, MMSI 477115900 and callsign VREL3. Built by Yamanishi Shipbuidling&Iron Works, Ishinomaki, Japan in 2008. Owned and managed by Exmar, Antwerp, Belgium.

British bulk carrier AM Annaba 2013-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 28 June 2015

Marshall Islands-flagged, IMO 9669330, MMSI 538005126 and callsign V7BY3. Built by the Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group, Shanghai, China in 2013. Owned and managed by Arcelormittal Shipping, London, United Kingdom.

Irish general cargo ship Arklow Brave 2015-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 28 June 2015

Netherlands-flagged, IMO 9638800, MMSI 244730944 and callsign PBPR. Built at the Ferus Smit Scheepswerf, Hoogezand, Netherlands in 2015. Owned and managed by Arklow Shipping, Wicklow, Ireland,

Belgian LPG tanker Joan 2009-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 28 June 2015

Hong Kong/China-flagged, homeport Hong Kong, IMO 9448877, MMSI 477541400 and callsign VRFC6. Built by Yamanishi Shipbuilding&Iron Works, Ishinomaki, Japan in 2009. Owned and managed by Exmar, Antwerp, Belgium.

Italian car carrier Grande Skandinavia 2001-




Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 28 June 2015

Italy-flagged, homeport Palermo, IMO 9220615, MMSI 247018700 and callsign IBNF. Built by Daewoo Shipbuilding&Marine Engineering, Geoje, South Korea in 2001. Owned and managed by Grimaldi Group, Naples, Italy.

Monday, 29 June 2015

Dutch bark Noach V underway from England towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 27 June 1887

An item dated 26th reported the passing of Nieuw Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Indonesia] by the Dutch bark Noach V underway from Cardiff, England towards Onrust, Dutch East Indies.(1)

Note 
1. Call sign PMWH. Homeport Rotterdam, Netherlands and net capacity 3.577,05 cubic metres and 1.262,70 tons of 2,83 cubic metres.

American bark Richard Parsens [Parsons] underway from Philippines towards USA according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 29 June 1887

An item dated reported the passing of Nieuw and Oud Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Indonesia] by the American bark Richard Parsens [Parsons] underway from Ilo-Ilo, Philippines towards New York, USA.

Dutch bark Baarn underway from England towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 28 June 1887

An item dated 26th reported the passing of Nieuw Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Indonesia] by the Dutch bark Baarn underway from Cardiff, England towards Tandjong Priok, Dutch East Indies.(1)

Note
1. Call sign NGJH, homeport Baarn, Netherlands and net capacity 1.100 tonnes, 2.914,58 cubic metres and 1.028,84 tons of 2,83 cubic metres.

Dutch bark Noach V underway from England towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 28 June 1887

An item dated 27th reported the passing of Oud Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Indonesia] by the Dutch bark Noach V underway from Cardiff, England towards Onrust, Dutch East Indies.(1)

Note 
1. Call sign PMWH. Homeport Rotterdam, Netherlands and net capacity 3.577,05 cubic metres and 1.262,70 tons of 2,83 cubic metres.

Dutch bark Jacobus Johannes cruising in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 21 June 1887

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 20th reported the arrival of the Dutch bark Jacobus Johannes captain Jacobsen coming from Surabaya, Dutch East Indies, shipping agents J.F. van Leeuwen&Co.(1)

Note
1. Call sign PDGT, homeport Middelburg, Netherlands and net capacity 1.074,93 cubic metres and 379,45 tons of 2,83 cubic metres.

British screw steam corvette Cordelia underway from South Africa towards Singapore according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 7 June 1887

An item dated 6th reported the passing on the 4th of Oud Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Indonesia] by the British steam warship Cardella [Cordelia?] underway from Simons Bay, South Africa towards Singapore. Until the 6th was she surveying off Poeloe Merak, Dutch East Indies..(1)

Note
1. Screw steam corvette launched at the Portsmouth Dockyard on 25 October 1881 and finally sold on 5 July 1904.

British screw steam corvette HMS Calliope underway from South Africa towards Singapore according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 29 June 1887

An item dated 27th reported the passing of Nieuw Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Indonesia] by the British war steamship Calliope underway from Cape Town, South Africa towards Singapore.(1)

Note
1. Screw steam corvette launched at the Portsmouth Dockyard on 24 July 1885, drillship for the Royal Navy Reserve since 29 October 1907, renamed Helicon in June 1915, retained her original name in October 1931 and finally sold to be broken up on 4 October 1951.

British bark Firthe of Clyde coming from Australia arrived at Batavia, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 29 June 1887

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 28th reported the arrival of the British bark Firthe of Clyde captain Smith coming from Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.

Dutch bark Thorbecke IV underway from England towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 29 June 1887

An item dated 28th reported the passing of Nieuw Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Indonesia] by the Dutch bark Thorbecke IV underway from Cardiff, England towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies.(1)

Note
1. Call sign PTQR, 1.000 tonnes, 2.599,10 cubic metres and 917,47 tons of 2,83 cubic metres and homeport Amsterdam, Netherlands. Clipper bark.

Dutch bark Tjerimai underway from Netherlands towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 29 June 1887

An item dated 28th reported the passing of Nieuw Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Indonesia] by the Dutch bark Tjerimai underway from Amsterdam, Netherlands towards Tagal, Dutch East Indies.(1)

Note
1. Call sign PTSW, homeport Amsterdam, Netherlands and net capacity 2.869,87 cubic metres and 1.013,07 tons of 2,83 cubic metres.

French frigate Loire passing Anjer, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 28 April 1887

An item dated 27th respectively 28th reported the passing of Oud and Nieuw Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Indonesia] by the French frigate Loire on the 27th at 18.00 o’clock coming from the West bound Northwards.

Dutch bark Jacobus Johannes underway from Dutch East Indies towards Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 30 June 1887

An item dated 28th reported the passing of Nieuw Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Indonesia] by the Dutch bark Jacobus Johannes underway from Batavia, Dutch East Indies towards Amsterdam, Netherlands. (1)

Note
1. Call sign PDGT, homeport Middelburg, Netherlands and net capacity 1.074,93 cubic metres and 379,45 tons of 2,83 cubic metres.

British bark Waverley coming from England arrived at Batavia, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 30 June 1887

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 29th reported the arrival of the British bark Waverley captain Hay coming from Cardiff, England, shipping agents N.I.S.M.

Dutch bark Thorbecke IV underway from England towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 30 June 1887

An item dated 28th reported the passing of Oud Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Indonesia] by the Dutch bark Thorbecke IV underway from Cardiff, England towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies.(1)

Note
1. Call sign PTQR, 1.000 tonnes, 2.599,10 cubic metres and 917,47 tons of 2,83 cubic metres and homeport Amsterdam, Netherlands. Clipper bark.

Dutch bark Baarn coming from England arrived at Batavia, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 30 June 1887

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 29th reported the arrival of the Dutch bark Baarn captain Brouwer coming from Cardiff, England, shipping agents Maclaine Watson&Co..(1)

Note
1. Call sign NGJH, homeport Baarn, Netherlands and net capacity 1.100 tonnes, 2.914,58 cubic metres and 1.028,84 tons of 2,83 cubic metres.

Dutch bark Tjerimai underway from Netherlands towards Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 30 June 1887

An item dated 28th reported the passing of Oud Anjer [nowadays Anyer, Indonesia] by the Dutch bark Tjerimai underway from Amsterdam, Netherlands towards Tegal, Dutch East Indies.(1)

Note
1. Call sign PTSW, homeport Amsterdam, Netherlands and net capacity 2.869,87 cubic metres and 1.013,07 tons of 2,83 cubic metres.

British bark Comus coming from England arrived at Batavia, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 30 June 1887

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 29th reported the arrival of the British bark Comus captain Bradford coming from Cardiff, England, shipping agents N.I.S.M.

Dutch East Indies bark Delia Hair cruising in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 29 June 1887

n item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 28th reported the arrival of the Dutch East Indies bark Delia Hair captain Said Mohamad bin Joesoef coming from Samarang, Dutch East Indies.

Dutch 4th charter Wulverhorst 1696-1705

Of the admiralty Amsterdam, built at Amsterdam, Netherlands in 1696, captured and burnt while heavy damaged by French privateers in 1705, dimensions (Amsterdam foot) 145 x 37½ x 14¾, an armament of 50-52 guns and a crew numbering 220-311 men. sources: {64} captured and burnt by French. {12 vol 6} built 1696, 50 guns. {33} In 1702 part of fast sailing squadron of Dutch-British fleet, captain Teenghs, in 1705 captain M. Sels, part of squadron W.J. baron van Ghent, departed Texel as escort for whalers and E.I.C. men, 19 May off Kijkduin, Netherlands captured by three French privateers and due tot heavy damage burnt.

Dutch 6th charter Wulpenburg 1675-1696

Of the admiralty Amsterdam, built by Jan van Rheenen at naval yard at Amsterdam, Netherlands in 1675, last mentioned in 1696, dimensions (Amsterdam foot) 112 (prow) x 28 x 11, an armament of 30-34 guns and a crew numbering 110 men. Commanding officers in 1688 captain Adriaan Northeij, 1688 part of squadron lieutenant admiral C. Evertsen the Younger in fleet lieutenant admiral general A. Herbert to bring William III to England and in 1696 escort ship, commandeur Gouwenaar.

Dutch 3rd charter Zandvoort 1708-1720

Of the admiralty Noorderkwartier, built at Hoorn, Netherlands in 1708, sold in 1720?, dimensions 150 x 40 x 16¼ feet and an armament of 64 guns.

Dutch 8th charter Zeebaars 1781-1785

Of the admiralty Amsterdam, sources differs dealing with the details, bought in 1781, wrecked in 1782, one deck 10th charter first mentioned or bought in 1785, an armament of 14-22 guns and a crew numbering 70 men. Commanded in 1781-1782 by captain Van Meurs, in 1781 part of squadron vice admiral A. Hartsinck in North Sea.

Dutch warship Zeedraak 1588

Of the admiralty Zealand, mentioned on 4 August 1588, commanding officer Pieter Fransz.

Dutch 8th charter, also called 3-mast hooker Zeehond 1784-1797

Of the admiralty Maze, 3-mast hooker, built at Rotterdam, Netherlands, first mentioned in 1784 or bought 1785, sold in 1796 or powder hulk in 1797<, dimensions 89½ x 24 x 13¼ feet and an armament of 12-16 guns. Fought in March 1793 against French troops off Willemstad. Commanding officers in February 1785-1787 lieutenant J. v.d. Swan, 1792-1793 captain A.Th. Detmers, 1794-1795 lieutenant C.J. Wolterbeek, later captain-lieutenant J.C. van Alphen.

Israel containership MSC Anchorage 2013-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 29 June 2015

Liberia-flagged, homeport Monrovia, IMO 9619440, MMSI 636015666 and callsign D5CC9. Built by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries, Samho, South Korea in 2013. Owned and managed by XT Management, Haifa, Israel.

Canadian bulk carrier Federal Yukon 2000-




Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 29 June 2015

Hong Kong/China-flagged, IMO 9205897, MMSI 477772000 and callsign VRWL2. Built by Oshima Shipbuilding, Saikai, Japan in 2000. Owned by Fednav Group. Montreal, Canada and managed by Anglo eastern Shipmanagement, Hong Kong, China.

Swedish oil/chemical tanker Bitflower 2003-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 29 June 2015

Sweden-flagged, IMO 9263930, MMSI 266009000 and callsign SBJE. Built at the Bijlsma Shipyard, Lemmer, Netherlands in 2003. Owned and managed by Tarbit Shipping, Skarhamn, Sweden.