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Monday, 22 January 2018

Singapore oil product tanker BW Boron 2016-



Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 13 January 2018

Isle of Man/United Kingdom-flagged, homeport Douglas, IMO 9716016, MMSI 235115483 and call sign 2JFN5. Built as the Shitanoe 7070 by Shitande Shipbuilding, Usuki, Japan in 2016 and than Marshall islands-flagged. Owned by Lemax Limited and operated by Thome Ship Management Pte Limited. 

British trawler Verity sold to the Netherlands to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 14 May 1937

An item reported that the British trawler Verity of 100 tons gross tonnage and built in 1913 was sold by J. Huisk, Lowestoft, England to the N.V. Frank Rijsdijk’s Industrieele Ondernemingen, Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, Netherlands to be broken up. 

British trawler Storm Cock sold to the Netherlands to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 14 May 1937

An item reported that the British trawler Storm Cock of 111 tons gross tonnage and built in 1892 was sold by J. Huisk, Lowestoft, England to the N.V. Frank Rijsdijk’s Industrieele Ondernemingen, Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, Netherlands to be broken up. 

Dutch trawler Henrietta Jacoba (IJM 190) sold to be broken up in the Netherlands according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 27 May 1938

An item reported that the Dutch trawler Henrietta Jacoba (IJM 190) of 211 tons gross tonnage was sold by the N.V. Vereenigde Exploitatie Maatschappij (VEM), Ijmuiden, Netherlands to the N.V. Holland, Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, Netherlands to be broken up. 

Japanese river gunboat Futami 1929-1944, Taiwanese Yung An 1945-1949 and Chinese Zhu Jiang 1949-1960s


Part of the Atamai-class consisting of the Atami and Futami, preceded by the Seta. Built under the 1927 Fiscal Year, laid down by Fujinagata Shipyards, Osaka, Japan on 25 June 1929, launched on 20 November 1929, completed on 28 February 1930, stricken on 30 September 1945, handed over to the Republic of China/Taiwan an renamed Yung An in 1946, captured by China on 30 November 1949, renamed Zhu Jiang and broken up in the 1960s.

Displacement 206 (design)-253 (actual)-tons and as dimensions 46,3 x 6,79 x 1,13 metres or 152 x 22.3 x 3,7 feet. Machinery consisted of 2 reciprocating vertical triple expansion steam engines with 2 Kampon boilers supplying 1.300hp allowing a speed of 16 knots and a range of 1.000 nautical miles and a speed of 54 knots. Crew numbered 54 men. Armament consisted of 1-8cm/3.1” /45 cal gun and 5-7,7mm machineguns. 

Dutch motor tug Salambo launched at Anhem, Netherlands according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 4 August 1939

An item reported the launching at the N.V. Arnhemsche Stoomsleephelling Maatschappij, Arnhem, Netherlands on 14 July of the motor tug Salambo for account of the Bataafsche Petroleum Maatschappij, The Hague, Netherlands. She was the first of a range of 3 boats with as main dimensions 14,25 x 4 x 1,70 metres. Fitted out with 1-100ahp Kromhout diesel. To be used at Balik Papan, Dutch East Indies and to be transported to her destination with a cargo ship. Designed by Expertise en Ingenieurs Bureau Van Helden, Schippers en Nobels, Rotterdam, Netherlands. The second boat with yard number 275 was in the meantime also launched. 

Sunday, 21 January 2018

Japanese seaplane tender Kamoi 1921-1947


Originally to be built under the Eight-eight final plan dating 1920 as an oiler. Laid down by New York Shipbuilding on 14 September 1921, launched on 8 June 1922, completed and commissioned on 12 September 1922, converted into a seaplane tender including fitting out with a hangar in 1932, reclassified as a seaplane tender in February 1933, reclassified as a flying boat tender in 1939 and as an oiler on 15 April 1944, heavy damaged during an air attack on Hong Kong on 16 January 1945, again damaged in an air attack on 5 April 1945, afterwards sunk and decommissioned on 3 May 1947. Apparently broken up by British forces.

With a standard displacement of 17.273 (oiler)-15.628 on trials as flying boat tender) tons and as dimensions 148,89 (between perpendiculars) x 20,42 x 8,53 metres or 488.6 x 67.0 x 28.0 feet. Machinery consisted of 1 GE/Curtiss turbine, 2GE electric generators and 4 Babcock&Wilcox oil/coal-fired (as flying boat tender Kampon boilers) boilers supplying via 2 shafts 8.000shhp allowing a speed of 15 knots and a range of 8.000 nautical miles with a speed of 7 miles. Oil cargo capacity was 10.000 tons. Crew numbered 181 (as oiler0-324 (as seaplane tender) men. Armament as oiler 2-14cm/5.5” naval guns and 2-7,6cm/3” anti aircraft guns, as seaplane tender 2-7,6cm/3” anti aircraft guns and 22 Nakajima E4N or 12 Yokosuka E5Y aircraft and as flying boat tender 2-14cm/5.5” naval guns, 1-7,6cm/3” anti aircraft gun and 10-2cm/0.8” anti aircraft guns. 

Belgian steamship Scheldelijn sold to the Netherlands to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 27 January 1933

An item reported that the Belgian steamship Scheldelijn of 6.430 hross register tons and 11.000 tons capacity and built by the Fa. W. Pickersgill&Sons, Sunderland, England in 1910 was sold by the Zeevaart Maatschappij Scheldestroom, Antwerp, Belgium to the N.V. Frank Rijsdijk’s Industrieele Ondernemingen, Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, Netherlands to be broken up. 

Dutch motor cargo ship Schouwen sold towards Greece according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 27 January 1933

An item reported that the Dutch motor cargo ship Schouwen of 4.693 gross register tonnage and 7.205 tons deadweight and built by Gusto/Fa. A.F. Smulders. Schiedam, Netherlands in 1923 was sold by the Stoomvaart Maatschappij Triton, Rotterdam, Netherlands for ƒ 92.000 to the shipping company Goulandris Bros, Piraeus, Greece. 

The British Royal Navy budget 1935-1936 according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1935 no. 4

An item reported that the British naval budget 1935-1926 increased with 3,5 million pound sterling compared with the budget 1934-1936 to 60,05 million pound sterling. For new building was 9,7 million and for the naval aircraft1,8 million or 40% more compared with the budget before. 

The British naval shipbuilding program according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1935 no. 4

An item reported that there were 28 warships for the British Royal Navy to be laid down, a decrease compared with the 30 a year earlier. The new building consisted of 3-9.000 ton light cruisers, 1 submarine depot ship, 1 flotilla leader, 8-1.385 ton destroyers, 1-1.500 ton submarine, 1-1.080 ton submarine and 1-670 ton submarine, 1-1.170 ton escort vessel, 3-875 ton minesweepers, 2-575 ton coastal flotilla vessels, 1 survey vessel, 1 small minelayer, 2 net layers and 2 fishing vessels. 

German oil/chemical tanker Annika 2012-

Rostock, Germany 12 August 2016

Germany-flagged, homeport Hamburg, IMO 9628489, MMSI 218779000 and call sign DFNS2. Built by Wis Marine, Wismar, Germany in 2012. Owned and managed by Rinck Hans, Horneburg, Germany. 

Dutch sailing ship Neerlandia 1910-


Rostock, Germany 12 August 2016

Netherlands-flagged, MMSI 246099000 and call sign PGED. Built Gebr. Verstockt, Groningen, Netherlands as coaster koftjalk for account of master Herkman in 1910. Used in the Baltic and North Seas. Nowadays active as passenger ship. 

Greek ro-ro/passenger ship (ex-Rainbow Bell 1996-2004, Ferry Himuka 2004-2006) mv Ariadne 2006-

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Greece-flagged, homeport Athens, Greece, IMO 9135262, MMSI 240580000 and call sign SVST. Ex-Rainbow Bell renamed January 2004 and Ferry Himuka renamed December 2006. Owned and managed by Hellenic Seaways, Athens, Greece. Built by MHI Shimonoseki Shipyard&Machinery Works, Shimonoseki, Japan in 1996. 

Dutch tug Vlod sold within the Netherlands according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 22 March 1935

An item reported that the Dutch tug Vlod was sold by Mr. Wolthuis, Groningen, Netherlands to a tug agent at Amsterdam, Netherlands. Horsepower 125 ihp and as dimensions 20 x 5 x 1,80 metres. 

Latvian cabinet subsiding the merchant fleet according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 22 March 1935

An item reported that the Latvian cabinet ordered the Government Mortgage Bank to postpone payment and interest from ship owners for another year; earlier was already for 2 years postponed. The cabinet was discussing a plan that the navy yard was to repair merchant ships just asking the repair costs without making profit. In this manner the cabinet hoped that from then  Latvian ships were repaired in Latvia and not abroad as was common in the past. 

Turkish government subsiding new building merchant ships abroad according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 22 March 1935

An item reported that the Turkish government approved a five years program for improving and increasing the Turkish merchant shipping with a budgte of 8 million Turkish pounds. The budget was to be used for building abroad of 10 ships of a tonnage varying between 4.500-10.000 tons and a speed of about 14 miles. Under the budget year 1 June 1935-31 May 1936 was the first 2 million available and were building orders to be expected. 

British interested in buying Dutch steam trawlers according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 22 March 1935

An item reported that several British tried to buy steam trawlers at Ijmuiden, Netherlands made possible by the positive exchange rate of the pound sterling. 

Dutch steam trawler Almeria (IJM 23) sold towards England according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 22 March 1935

An item reported that the Dutch steam trawler Almeria (IJM 23) was sold by the shipping company Zwart, Loendersloot&Gowes towards England. 

Dutch steam lugger Adriaan (VL 112) sold within the Netherlands according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 21 July 1939

An item reported that the Dutch steam lugger Adriaan (VL 112) was sold by the N.V. Vlaardingsche Stoomvisscherij, board the N.V. Warmelo&Van der Drift’s Handelsmaatschappij to G. Kornaat;s handelsmaatschappij N.V., Vlaardingen, Netherlands. 

Saturday, 20 January 2018

British Royal Navy lacking sufficient dock capacity for battleships and battle cruisers according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1935 no. 4


 
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An item reported that the lacking of sufficient dock capacity for battleships and cruisers became gain clear after the collision between the HMS Renown and the Hood. The largest ships could just be docked in England or Singapore. In the past was the dependence of the shore facilities lesser. 

British net layer HMS Protector under construction according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1935 no. 4

An item referred to the magazine Schiffbau dated 15 April 1935 reported that at Yarrow, England the net layer Protector was under construction which was to large part similar with the Guardian. She was to be fitted put with the necessary equipment for photographing [of assaults?]. (1)

Note
1. :Laid down by Yarrow, Glasgow, Scotland in August 1935, launched on 20 August 1936, commissioned on 30 December 1936, reclassified as an Arctic patrol ship in 1957 and finally sold to be broken up on 10 February 1970. The A 146. 

British First Lord Bolton Eyres claimed battleship still backbone of the navy according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1935 no. 4

An item referred to the N.M.R. dated 18 April 1934 reporting that the First Lord Sir Bolton Eyres Monsell stated during a diner of naval engineers that the battleship was still the backbone of the navy .The Greek revolution pointed out that destroying of warships with bombs thrown by aircraft was less simplified as many aircraft enthusiasts believed.(1)

Note
1. Bolton Meredith Eyres-Monseil, 1st Viscount Monseil (22 February 1861-21 March 1969), Conservative party politician and First Lord of the Admiralty 1931-1933. 

England transferred fleet bases form the Persian Gulf to Bahrain Islands according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1935 no. 4

An item referred to the magazine Marine Rundschau dated May 1935 reporting that the regular discussions between England and Persia dealing with the British fleet bases in the Persian Gulf resulted in a transfer from the Persian Gulf towards the Bahrain islands Basidu and Hanjam which were a British protectorate. As excuses were given that the Bahrain island were healthier and the fact that there oil was found. The Persian cabinet repeatedly claimed. this oil concession. 

The Persian navy strength according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1935 no. 4

An item referred to the magazine Marine Rundschau dated May 1935 reported that the Persian navy numbered 9 gunboats of 2-950tons armed with 4-10,2cm/4” guns and built in Italy. 

US Navy needed to replace large number of auxiliary ships according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1935 no. 4

An item referred to the magazine Marine Rundschau dated April 1935 reported that in the coming 2 years 106 auxiliary ships of the US Navy were to be replaced. The new oil tankers had to have a minimum speed of 16 mail and a cargo capacity of 10.000-19.000 tons of oil. Building costs were 150 million US dollars to finance via the Crisis Fund. 

US Navy interested in building 35.000 tons battleship if naval conference failed according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1935 no. 4

Colorado-class

South Dakota-class

North Carolina-class

South Dakota-class

An item referred to the magazine Marine Rundschau dated April 1935 reported that the US Navy had plans developed for building a 35.000 ton battleship (1) to be laid down if the Naval Conference of 1935 (2) remained fruitless. Especially attention was paid for protection against aircraft bombs and grenades falling down under a high angle.

Notes
1. The North Carolina-class consisting of the North Carolina and Washington, preceded by the realized Colorado-class and the never completed South Dakota-class and succeeded by the South Dakota-class, built within 193701941 with a displacement of 27.200 (standard)-46.100/47.400 (full load) tons.
2. The Second London Naval Treaty limited the displacement to 35.000 long tons/36.000 tons (since 1938 45.000 tons) and a main armament of 35,56cm/14“ guns. Treaty signed by England, USA and France on 25 March 1936. If Japan or Italy still refused to sign this treaty after 1 April 1937 were 40,6cm/16” guns allowed. The outbreak of the Second World on 1 September 1939 was the end for the treaty which otherwise would have expired in 1942. The Naval Conference started on 9 December 1935. 

Friday, 19 January 2018

Shorting mast of Dutch Zwaardvisch-class submarines

Marinemuseum Den Helder, Netherlands 11 January 2018

Used by the Dutch Zwaardvisch-class submarines (1943-1965) for recharging the batteries and at the same time refreshing the air within the submarine allowing to syay submerged. The Dutch Zwaardvis-class consisted of the Zwaardvis (ex-British HMS Talent), Zeehond (ex-HMS Tapir) and Tijgerhaai (ex-British HMS Tarn)

Zwaardvisch, laid down by Vickers Armstrong, Barrow, United Kingdom on 13 October 1942, commissioned in the Royal Netherlands Navy as the Zwaardvisch on 6 December 1943, later renamed Zwaardvis, decommissioned on 11 December 1962, stricken on 12 July 1963 and sold to be broken up.

Tijgerhaai, laid down by Vickers Armstrong, Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom on 12 June 1943, commissioned in the Royal Netherlands Navy on 28 March 1945 and on 5 November 1965sold to be broken up. 

Japanese high speed protected cruiser Yodo 1907-1945


Part of the Yodo-class, consisting of the Yodo and Mogami, already outdated before built. Difference between both ships was the 2 funnels and clipper bow of the Yodo and the straight raked bow and 3 funnels of the Mogami. Officially classified as dispatch boat or aviso to be used for as high speed scouts and despatch vessels,

Laid down by Kawasaki Shipyards, Kobe, Japan on 2 October 1906, launched on 11 November 1907, commissioned on 8 April 1908, reclassified as gunboat 1st class on 12 October 1912, surveying vessel after 1918, renamed Hulk 13 and decommissioned on 1 April 1940, berthed at Iwakuni during the war and broken up at Hikari in 1945.

Displacement 1.270 tons and as dimensions 93,1 (over all) x 9,5 x 3 metres or 305.5 x 31.2 x 9.10 feet. Machinery consisted of 2 reciprocating vertical triple expansion steam engines and 4 Miyabara boilers supplying 6.500 shp via 2 shafts allowing a speed of 22 knots. Bunker capacity of 339 ton coals and 76 ton oil. Crew numbered 116 men, Armour consisted of a 6,2cm/2.4” thick deck with the conning tower protected by 5cm/2”. The original armament consisted of 2-1.9”/4.7”Mk I-IV quick firing guns, 4-12pd 12 cwt quick firing guns, 1 machinegun and 2-45,7cm/10” torpedo tubes. 

Dutch tug Atlas sold towards Poland according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 15 November 1935

An item reported that the Dutch tug Atlas of 110 gross tons and built by the N.V. Machinefabriek en Scheepswerf van P. Smit Jr., Rotterdam, Netherlands in 1920 was sold by the N.V. Internationale Sleepdienst Maatschappij, Rotterdam to Poland and already for some time in service of her new owner.(1)

Note
1. Call sign NOCH, horsepower 400ihp and as dimensions 79,10 x 19.0 x 9.3 (hold) feet. 

Dutch steamship Amsterdam sold towards Germany to be converted into oil train factory according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 15 November 1935

An item referred to tidings received from Norway that the German firm Rau bought the Dutch steamship Amsterdam to be converted into a floating train oil factory and used in the whaling business. The Kon. Ned. Stoomboot MIJ (K.N.S.M.) stated that she was yet not sold. Tonnage 8.670 gross and 4.709 net tons. Built by Lithgows Limited, Port Glasgow, Scotland in 1921.(1)

Note
1. Call sign NDFL/PCQD, deadweight 14.100 tons and as dimensions 473.7 x 65.7 x 31.11 (hold) feet. 

German steamship Hessen sold within Germany to be converted into oil train factory according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 15 November 1935

An item referred to tidings received from Norway that the German firm Rau bought the German steamship Hessen to be converted into a floating train oil factory and used in the whaling business. 

Japanese river gunboat Saga 1912-1945


Based on a enlarged British river gunboat designs. Laid down by Sasebo Naval Arsenal, Japan on 7 January 1912, launched on 27 September 1912, completed on 8 November 1912, commissioned on 18 November 1912, sunk after hitting a sea mine off Hong Kong on 26 September 1944, salvaged and brought to Hong Kong and sunk still docked during an American air attack on 22 January 1945 and stricken on 20 March 1945.

With a normal displacement of 793 tons and as dimensions 64 x 8,99 x 2,31 metres or 210 x 29.5 x 7,6 feet. The machinery consisted of 3 reciprocating vertical triple expansion steam engines and 2 boilers supplying via 3 shafts 1.600hp allowing a speed of 16 knots. Her crew numbered 98 men. The armament consisted of 1-12cm/4.7” /45 10th year naval gun, 3-7,6cm/3” /40cal guns and 4-6,5mm machineguns. 

German general cargo ship Golden Karoo 2013-



Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 1 January 2018

Marshall Islands-flagged, homeport Majuro, IMO 9465423, MMSI 538090452 and call sign V7ZQ5. Owned and managed by MACS Shipping, Hamburg, Germany. Built by Qingshan Shipyard, Wuhan, China in 2013. 

Dutch steam trawler Wilhelmina (IJM 35) sold to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 27 November 1936

An item reported that the Dutch steam trawler Wilhelmina (IJM 35) built by Bonn&Mees, Rotterdam, Netherlands in 1903 was sold by the Algemeene Visscherij Maatschappij and fitted out for the Iceland-fishery but already for a long time taken out of service was sold to R. de Ruiter, Pernis, Netherlands, Netherlands to be broken up. 

British motor tanker (ex-Hera) Shell Mex sold to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 27 November 1936

An item reported that the British motor tanker (ex-Hera) Shell Mex of 545 gross and 203 net tons, built at Dordrecht, Netherlands in 1915 was sold by the Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Company Ltd, London, England to Ths.W. Ward Ltd., Sheffield, England to be broken up

Dutch steam trawler Julie Streyff sold to be broken up in the Netherlands according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 27 May 1938

An item reported that the Dutch steam trawler Julie Streyff of 149 tons gross tonnage and built at North Shields, England in 1894 was sold by the N.V. Scheepsexploitatie Maatschappij De Marezaten, Ijmuiden, Netherlands to a Dutch scrap yard. 

Dutch steam tanker Scopas sold towards China according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 12 May 1939

An item reported that the Dutch steam tanker Scopas of 5.790 gross and 3.381 net tons tonnage and built by the South Eastern Shipbuilding Company, San Pedro, California, USA in 1921 was sold by the Nederlandsch-Indische Tankstoomboot Maatschappij, The Hague, Netherlands to the firm Wheelock&Company, Shanghai, China to be used as depot ship on the Banjuansin river.(1)

Note
1. Call sign PRWF/PHKO, dimensions 412.0 x 53.3 x 31.0 (hold) feet, horsepower 1.800ihp and capacity 8.353 tons of 1.016 kilo. 

Norwegian cabinet ordered building motor torpedo boats in England according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 26 May 1939

An item reported that the Norwegian cabinet ordered the first of 8 motor torpedo boats by The British Power Boat Company, Southampton, England and which was to be built within8 months. Length around 63 feet and accommodation for 2 officers and 8 sailors. Armament was to consist of 2-45cm/17.7” torpedo tubes and 2-2cm/0.8” anti aircraft machineguns. The machinery consisted of 2-1.100hp Rolls Royce Merlin engines allowing a speed of more as 40 knots. 

Chilean navy asked West European shipyards for tenders for building warships according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 9 June 1939

An item reported that the Chilean minister of defence ordered the head of the naval committee at London, England to ask British, German, Danish, French, Italian and Dutch shipyards to send tenders for building 8 ships including 2 submarines and a transport. 

Dutch steam trawler Emma (IJM 177) sold to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 7 July 1939

An item reported that the Dutch steam trawler Emma (IJM 177) was sold by the Scheepsexploitatie Maatschappij De Marezaten, Ijmuiden, Netherlands to be broken up. The edition dated 21 July 1939 stated that this was not correct, the ship was lying at Ijmuiden ready voor survey. 

Thursday, 18 January 2018

British fishing vessel Fleurbaix sold towards the Netherlands to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 4 August 1939

An item reported that the British fishing vessel Fleurbaix of 97 gross and 41 net tons tonnage and built at Oulton Broad, England in 1919 was sold by the British firm Jack Breoh Limited, Lowestoft, England towards the Netherlands to be broken up. 

British fishing vessel Victor and Mary sold towards the Netherlands to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 4 August 1939

An item reported that the British fishing vessel Victor and Mary of 81 gross and 36 net tons tonnage and built at Lowestoft, England in 1912 was sold by the Exploration Limited, Lowestoft, England towards the Netherlands to be broken up. 

Dutch steam trawler Eemmond (IJM 76) sold in the Netherlands and renamed Zeeland according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 4 August 1939

An item reported that the laid up Dutch steam trawler Eemmond (IJM 76) was bought by the Visscherij Maatschappij Limburgia, Ijmuiden, Netherlands and as the Zeeland to be recommissioned. 

Dutch motor lugger Aurora sold towards the Free City of Danzig according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 1 September 1939

An item reported that the Dutch motor lugger Aurora was sold by the shipping company D. de Mos, Scheveningen, Netherlands to the recently founded Nederlandsch-Danziger Visscherij Maatschappij Kormoran, Free City of Danzig. She was reflagged and renamed Hobenstein (D.Z.G. 15), although still with a Dutch crew and as homeport Scheveningen used for the herring fishery.(1)

Note
1. The Danziger Hochseefischerei-Gesellschaft Kormoran m.b.H. founded on 10 June 1939. Preceded by the Visscherij Maatschappij Neptune also named N.V. Zeevaart Maatschappij voor Overzeevisscherij Neptun or Hochseefischerei und Fischindustrie m.b.H., Gdynia, Poland. 

Japanese river gunboat Atami 1928-1945, Taiwanese Yong Pin 1945-1949 and Chinese Wuu Jiang 1949-1960s


Part of the Atamai-class consisting of the Atami and Futami, preceded by the Seta. Built under the 1927 Fiscal Year, laid down by Mitsui Shipyards, Tama, Japan on 6 November 1928, laid down on 30 March 1929, completed on 30 June 1929, decommissioned on 30 September 1945, handed over to the Republic of China/Taiwan an renamed Yong Ping in 1946, captured by China on 30 November 1949, renamed Wu Jiang and broken up in the 1960s.

Displacement  249 tons and as dimensions 45,90 (over all) x 5,56 x 1,1 metres or 150.7 x 17.4 x 3.7 feet. Machinery consisted geared turbines with  Kampon boilers supplying 1.300hp allowing a speed of 16 knots and a range of 1.000 nautical miles and a speed of 54 knots. Crew numbered 54 men. Armament consisted of 1-8cm/3.1” /45 cal gun, 5-Lewis machineguns and since 1941 1-Hotchkiss M1929 anti aircraft machine gun. 

Dutch tug Hercules sold towards Singapore according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 18 October 1935

An item reported that the Dutch tug Hercules of 190 gross tons and built by Scot&Sons, Bowling in 1907 was sold to Chop Hock Kee Hoc, Singapore.(1)

Note
1. Owned by the Ned. Ind. Tank Stoomboot Maatschappij, The Hague, Netherlands, dimensions 107.1 x 23.2 x 11.1 (hold) feet, coal bunker capacity 103 tons, horsepower 450ihp, steel built, screw steam tug  and call sign TCNF.

British steamship (ex-Highland Laddie) Jamaica Settler sold to be broken up in Scotland according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 18 October 1935

An item reported that the British steamship (ex-Highland Laddie) Jamaica Settler of 7.256 gross tons and built at Birkenhead, England in 1910 was sold by the Jamaica Banana Producers S.S. Company Limited (Kayem Son&Company Limited), London, England to a Scottish scrap yard. She transported for a long time bananas from Jamaica towards Rotterdam, Netherlands and arrived in the meantime at London. 

British passenger and banana boat Patucasold towards the Netehrlands to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 17 May 1935

An item reported that the Dutch scrap yard Frank Rijsdijk’s Industrieele Ondernemingen N.V., Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, Netherlands bought the British passenger and banana boat Patuca from the firm Elders&Fyffes Limited, London, England of 6.103 gross register tons, built in 1913 to be broken up. 

Dutch motor lugger Miek (SCH 140) sold within the Netherlands according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 28 June 1935

An item reported that the Dutch motor lugger Miek (SCH 140) of Scheveningen was sold towards Katwijk, Netherlands, fitted out for the trawl fishery and arrived with her new pennant KW 46 at Ijmuiden, Netherlands. 

Dutch motor lugger Jan (SCH 170) sold within the Netherlands according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 28 June 1935

An item reported that the Dutch motor lugger Jan (SCH 170) was sold by the shipping company M. v.d. Toorn den Dulk, Scheveningen, Netherlands to a new owner at Katwijk, Netherlands. She arrived in the meantime at Woubrugge, Netherlands to be examined and would be afterwards used for the trawl fishery with as homeport Ijmuiden, Netherlands. 

German tug Edzard sold towards the Netherlands according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 28 June 1935

An item reported that the German tug Edzard of 23 ton and 1-230hp engine lying at Emden, Germany was sold by master J. Meinen, Emden to master J. de Cock, Amsterdam, Netherlands. 

German oil products tanker Seacod 2006-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 16 January 2018

Germany-flagged, homeport Bremen, Germany, IMO 9352315, MMSI 218019000 and call sign DDPW. Built at the Lindenau Shipyard, Kiel, Germany in 2006. Owned and managed by German Tanker Shipping, Bremen, Germany. 

Canadian containership (ex-Cosco Vietnam 2011-2012, Alianca Itapoa 2012-2013) Cosco Vietnam 2013-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 16 January 2018

Hong Kong/China-flagged, homeport Hong Kong, IMO 9448815, MMSI 477266900 and call sign VRID5. Ex-Cosco Vietnam renamed March 2012 and Alianca Itapoa renamed June 2013. Owned and managed by Seaspan Shipmanagement, Vancouver, Canada. Built by Hyundai Heavy Industries, Ulsan, South Korea in 2011. 

British fish freighter Dogger Bank sold to the Netherlands to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 11 December 1936

An item reported that the British Hull Steam Fishing and Ice Company Limited, Hull, England at that moment in liquidation sold her fish freighter Dogger Bank of 274 gross and 117 net tons and built at Selby, England in 1913 to the N.V. Holland, Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, Netherlands to be broken up. 

Dutch steam trawler Vios III (IJM 134) sold to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 11 December 1936

An item reported that the Dutch steam trawler Vios III (IJM 134) with as homeport Ijmuiden, Netherlands all for a long time taken  out of service was sold to a Dutch scrap yard. 

British tug Ajax sold towards the Netherlands to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 11 December 1936

An item reported that the British tug Ajax of 267 gross tons, 1.200 ihp horsepower and built at Glasgow, Scotland in 1894 was sold by the Southampton Isle of Wight&South of England Royal Mail Stea, Packet Company Limited, Southampton, England to the shipyard De Koophandel, Nieuw-Lekkerland, Netherlands to be broken up. 

Dutch steam drifter IJM 224 sold in the Netherlands according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 11 December 1936

An item reported that the Dutch steam drifter IJM 224 built in 1914 was sold by the N.V. Exploitatie Maatschappij Zuiderhaaks, Ijmuiden, Netherlands to the N.V. Gebr. Den Dulk’s Handelsmaatschappij, Katwijk aan Zee, Netherlands. Her homeport remained Ijmuiden and she would still participate in the trawl fishery. 

British steam trawler Lord Chelmsford sold towards the Netherlands according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 11 December 1936

An item reported that the Dutch shipping company Firma Wed. S.I. Groen, Ijmuiden, Netherlands bought at Hull, England the British steam trawler Lord Chelmsford built in 1925. With her 339 gross tons and a length of 138 feet was she the largest trawler in the fleet of Ijmuiden. 

Chinese bulk carrier Jin Wen Feng 2012-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 14 January 2018

Hong Kong/China-flagged, IMO 9532666, MMSI 477552500 and call sign VRKZ4. Owned and managed by SDIC, Beijing, China. Built as the Guo Tou 303 by Shanhaiguan Shipbuilding Industry, Qinhuangdao, China in 2012. 

Yugoslavian steamship Preradovic sold towards England according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 29 March 1940

An item reported that the Yugoslavian 9.000 steamship Preradovic arrived from Buenos Aires, Argentina at Antwerp, Belgium where she was sold by the South Slavic Lloyd to a British shipping company. Her crew numbering 36 men refused to enter the service of the British company and was forced to leave the ship. The edition dated 12 April 1940mentioned 5.341 gross register tons. 

Dutch East Indies steamship Gouverneur Generaal Mijer cruising in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-Bode dated 28 August 1889

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 28th reported the departure of the Dutch East Indies steamship Gouverneur Generaal Mijer master Berghuis van Woortman towards Padang, Dutch East Indies.(1)

Note
1. Call sign TDLW, homeport Batavia, horsepower 135hp and net capacity 1.250,04 cubic metres/441,71 tons of 2,83 cubic metres. 

Dutch East Indies steamship Karang cruising in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-Bode dated 26 August 1889

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 25th August reported the departure of the Dutch East Indies steamship Karang master Jansen towards Muntok, Palembang and Djambi, Dutch East Indies.(1)

Note
1. Call sign TFLJ, homeport Batavia, horsepower 60hp and net capacity 586,12 cubic metres/207,10 tons of 2,83 cubic metres. 

Dutch government steamship Lucifer cruising in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-Bode dated 26 August 1889

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 26th August reported the arrival of the Dutch government steamship Lucifer master Hakker coming from Surabaya, Dutch East Indies. 

Dutch East Indies steamship Karang cruising in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-Bode dated 15 August 1889

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 15th reported the departure of the Dutch East Indies steamship Karang master Jansen towards Billiton and Pontianak, Dutch East Indies.(1)

Note
1. Call sign TFLJ, homeport Batavia, horsepower 60hp and net capacity 586,12 cubic metres/207,10 tons of 2,83 cubic metres. 

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Luxembourg cutter suction dredger Fernao de Magalhaes 2011-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 8 January 2018

Luxembourg-flagged, IMO 9466697, MMSI 253414000 and call sign LXFD. Owned by Codralux, Luxembourg and managed by Jan de Nul Group, Luxembourg. Built by Uljanik Shipyard, Pola, Croatia in 2011. 

Dutch East Indies bark Albertine Beatrice cruising in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-Bode dated 8 August 1889

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 8th reported the departure of the Dutch East Indies bark Albertine Beatrice master De Bruijn towards the Eiland Amsterdam, Dutch East Indies.(1)

Note
1. Call sign TBDG, homeport Batavia and net capacity 1.336,79 cubic metres/472,36 tons of 2,83 cubic metres. 

Dutch East Indies schooner Api Maas cruising in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-Bode dated 6 August 1889

An item 5th dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies reported the arrival of the Dutch East Indies schooner Api Maas master Mohamad Djoet coming from Muntok, Dutch East Indies.(1)

Note
1. Or Apie Maas, call sign TBLN, homeport Muntok and net capacity 212,87 cubic metres/75,21 tons of 2,83 cubic metres. 

Dutch East Indies schooner Maschoor Balgair cruising in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-Bode dated 6 August 1889

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 6th reported the arrival of the Dutch East Indies schooner Maschoor Balgair coming from Sumbawa, Dutch East Indies.(1)

Note
1. Similar to the brig with call sign TGKL, homeport Surabaya, Dutch East Indies and net capacity 314,31 cubic metres/85,62 tons of 2,83 cubic metres?

Dutch screw steamship Prinses Amalia underway from the Dutch East Indies towards the Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Java-Bode dated 6 August 1889

An item dated 3rd reported the passing of Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies by the Dutch steamship Prinses Amalia underway from Batavia, Dutch East Indies towards Amsterdam, Netherlands.(1)

Note
1. Screw steamship, call sign PQND, homeport Amsterdam, Netherlands, horsepower 400hp and net capacity 2.399 tons, 7.473,74 cubic metres/2.638,22 tons of 2,83 cubic metres. 

Dutch East Indies steamship Gouverneur Generaal Mijer cruising on the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-Bode dated 5 August 1889

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 5th reported the departure of the Dutch East Indies steamship Gouverneur Generaal Mijer master Berghuis van Woortman towards Samarang and Surabaya, Dutch East Indies.(1)

Note
1. Call sign TCDM, homeport Batavia and net capacity 490,24 cubic metres/173,22 tons of 2,83 cubic metres. 

Dutch East Indies bark Kasbolhair cruising in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-Bode dated 5 August 1889

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 5th reported the departure of the Dutch East Indies bark Kasbolhair towards the east.(1)

Note
1. The bark Kas Balgair, call sign TFLP, homeport Palembang, Dutch East Indies and net capacity 1.132,70 cubic metres/400,24 tons of 2,83 cubic metres?

Swedish car carrier Baltic Bright 1996-



Rostock, Germany 11 August 2016

Sweden-flagged, homeport Skarhamn, IMO 9129263, MMSI 265425000 and call sign SIHZ. Owned and managed by Charterfrakt Baltic Carrier, Gothenburg, Sweden. Built by Karlskronavarvet, Karlskrona, Sweden in 1996. 

French steam trawler Aubepine sold towards the Netherlands to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 9 July 1937

An item reported that the French steam trawler Aubepine of 181 tons gross tonnage and built in 1899 was sold by Soc. La Pèche Francaise, Fécamp, France to the N.V. Frank Rijsdijk’s Industrieele Ondernemingen, Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, Netherlands to be broken up. 

French steam trawler Francette sold towards the Netherlands to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 9 July 1937

An item reported that the French steam trawler Francette of 173 tons gross tonnage and built in 1895 was sold by Merrienne Frères, Fécamp. France to the N.V. Frank Rijsdijk’s Industrieele Ondernemingen, Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, Netherlands to be broken up. 

French trawler D 1039 sold towards the Netherlands to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 9 July 1937

An item reported that the French trawler D 1039 was sold to the N.V. Frank Rijsdijk’s Industrieele Ondernemingen, Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, Netherlands to be broken up. 

French trawler D 794 sold towards the Netherlands to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 9 July 1937

An item reported that the French trawler D 794 was sold to the N.V. Frank Rijsdijk’s Industrieele Ondernemingen, Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, Netherlands to be broken up. 

French trawler Adrien sold towards the Netherlands to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 9 July 1937

An item reported that the French trawler Adrien of 225 tons gross tonnage and built in 1900 was sold by Fourny-Duval, Boulogne, France to the N.V. Frank Rijsdijk’s Industrieele Ondernemingen, Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, Netherlands to be broken up. 

Dutch steam trawler Vier Gebroeders (ZK 65) sold to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 9 July 1937

An item reported that the Dutch steal built steam trawler Vier Gebroeders (ZK 65) was sold by the N.V. Visscherij Maatschappij Marie, Zoutkamp, Netherlands to a Dutch shipyard to be broken up. 

Dutch steam trawler Hoop op Zegen (ZK 6) sold to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 9 July 1937

An item reported that the Dutch steal built steam trawler Hoop op Zegen (ZK 6) was sold by the N.V. Visscherij Maatschappij Marie, Zoutkamp, Netherlands to a Dutch shipyard to be broken up. 

German sailing vessel (ex-Vilm 1952-1992) Roald Amundsen 1992-

Rostock, Germany 11 August 2016

Germany-flagged, homeport Eckfernförde, IMO 8994489, MMSI 211215170 and call sign DARG. Ex-Vilm renamed January 1992. Built by Elbewerft Boizenburg, Boizenburg, Germany in 1952. 

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Russia buying merchant ships in Sweden according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 19 April 1935

An item reported that the Russian trade representative in Sweden bought at Göteborg, Sweden 6 quite new Swedish merchant ships on behalf of the Russian merchant marine. Negotiations for buying more ships were still going on. 

Dutch shipyard at Amsterdam, Netherlands received order for building Russian timber carrier according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 17 May 1935

An item reported that the Dutch shipyard Nederlandsche Scheepsbouw Maatschappij, Amsterdam, Netherlands received from Machino Import, Moscow, Russia the order to built a third timber carrier of 3.635 tons cargo capacity to be livered in March 1936. Of this type were already 2 (ordered end February 1935) under construction. 

Norwegian steamship (ex-Stokka) Damptre sold to Russia and renamed Amur according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 17 May 1935

An item reported that the Norwegian steamship (ex-Stokka) Damptre of 1,931 gross and 1.104 net tons and built at Rotterdam, Netherlands in 1921 was sold by the Rederi A/S Mascot (director Arthur H. Mathiesen), Oslo, Norway towards the Soviet Union. The edition dated 28 June reported that she was renamed Amur and departed on 1o June from Sarpsborg towards Archangel. 

British ferry (ex-Brocklesby) Highland Queen sold towards the Netherlands to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 24 December 1936

An item reported that the British ferry (ex-Brocklesby) Highland Queen of 508 gross tons and built at Hull, England in 1912 was sold by the Redcliffe Shipping Company Limited, Hull to the N.V. De Koophandel, Nieuw-Lekkerland, Netherlands to be broken up. 

British ferry Hampton sold towards the Netherlands to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 24 December 1936

An item reported that the British ferry Hampton was sold to the N.V. De Koophandel, Nieuw-Lekkerland, Netherlands to be broken up. 

British steam tanker British Admiral sold towards the Netherlands to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 24 December 1936

An item reported that the British steam tanker British Admiral of 6.842 gross and 4.232 net tons and built at Newcastle, England in 1917 was sold to the Frank Rijsdijk‘s Industrieele Ondernemingen, Hendrk-Ido-Ambacht, Netherlands to be broken up. 

Dutch steam trawler Zwarte Zee (IJM27) sold towards England according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 27 December 1935

An item reported that the Dutch steam trawler Zwarte Zee (IJM27) was sold by the shipping company J. Frater Smid&G. Prins, Rotterdam, Netherlands to B. Ramster, Lowestoft, England and renamed Alvazar. 

Polish bulk carrier (ex-Wadowice 2010) Wadowice II 2010-




Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 14 January 2018

Bahamas-flagged, homeport Nassau, IMO 9488102, MMSI 311024300 and call sign C6XW7. Ex-Wadowice renamed March 2010. Built by Xingang Shipbuilding Heavy Industry, Tianjin, China in 2010. Onwned and managed by Polsteam, Szczecin, Poland. 

Belgian steam trawler Jean Claude sold in Belgium according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 18 August 1938

An item reported that the Belgian steam trawler Jean Claude of 260 tons gross tonnage and built in 1907 was sold by the Transport en handel Maatschappij, Antwerpen, Belgium to the Etablissements Van Heyghen Frères, Gen, Belgium [to be broken up?]. 

Dutch motor tug Eems executed with success trial according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 18 August 1938

An item reported the successful trial on 5 August on the Eems by the new Dutch motor tug Eems designed by the Scheepsbouwkundig Bureau Het Noorden, Groningen, Netherlansds for account of the Wed. J. v.d. Luit, Delfzijl, Netherlands. Fitted out with 1--250hp 5-cylinder H.M.G. diesel. 

Dutch steam trawler Hercules not to be broken up but again active in the fishery according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 1 September 1939

An item reported that the Dutch steam trawler Hercules of the Visscherij Onderneming De Vem, Ijmsuiden, Netherlands was decommissioned and probably to be sold for breaking up. The edition dated 2 February 1940 hwoever reported that she was not broken up by undergone major repairs at a shipyard at Amsterdam, Netherlands and to be used on short notice for the North Sea fishery again with as homeport Ijmuiden

British fishing vessel Familiar Friend sold to the Netherlands to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 1 September 1939

An item reported that the British fishing vessel Familiar Friend of 92 tons gross tonnage and built at Lowestoft, England in 1911 was sold by the firm James J. Solbq, Lowestoft, England to a Dutch shipyard to be broken up. 

Belgian Compagnie Maritime Belge bought Norwegian tanker Ronald and renamed her Mafuta according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 24 November 1939

An item reported that the Belgian shipping company Compagnie Maritime Belge bought the Norwegian tanker Ronald now used as a whaler, Owned by the company Hektor, managed by N. Brugge as shipping agent the firm Grisar&Marily, Antwerp, Belgium. Homeport was Tonsberg, Norway but usually Oslo, Norway. Owned by the company Hektor, managed by N. Brugge as shipping agent the firm Grisar&Marily, Antwerp, Belgium. Homeport was Tonsberg, Norway but usually Oslo, Norway. She was to be renamed Mafuta in Belgian service and to be used for the transport of palm oil from Congo towards Belgium. Deadweight 10.500 tons, gross tonnage 6.322 tons, net tonnage 3.663 tons and built by R. Duncan, Port Glasgow, Scotland in 1920. Was to be delivered in December to her new Belgian owner and in January was her first voyage towards Congo to be made. 

Dutch tug Woelwater sold within the Netherlands according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 24 November 1939

An item reported that the Dutch tug Woelwater was sold by J. van Wijk and R. Koller, Delfzijl, Netherlands to N.V.E. Wagenborg Scheepvaart en Expeditiebedrijf, Delfzijl. Built by Bijlsma, Wartena, Netherlands in 1938. 

Dutch motor fishing vessel Eendracht III sold to the Free City of Danzig according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 24 November 1939

An item reported that the Dutch motor fishing vessel Eendracht III of 112 tons gross tonnage and built by Gebr. V.d. Meer, Vlaardingen, Netherlands in 1915 was sold by the N.V. v/h C. van den Dulk, Katwijk, Netherlands to thec Hocheedf. G.m.b.H. Kormoran, Danzig and renamed Kalthof.(1)

Note
1. The Danziger Hochseefischerei-Gesellschaft Kormoran m.b.H. founded on 10 June 1939, Free City of Danzig. Preceded by the Visscherij Maatschappij Neptune also named N.V. Zeevaart Maatschappijvoor Overzeevisscherij Neptun or Hochseefischerei und Fischindustrie m.b.H., Gdynia, Poland. 

Dutch oil/chemical tanker (ex-Jo Laguna D 2000-2005) Laguna D 2005-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 13 January 2018

Netherlands-flagged, IMO 9192375, MMSI 246580000 and call sign PBSH. Ex-Jo Laguna D renamed March 2005. Built by Cantiere Navale de Poli, Venezia, Italy in 2000. Owned and managed by Maritime Performances, Barendrecht, Netherlands. 

Dutch East Indies steamship Karang cruising in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-Bode dated 5 August 1889

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 5th reported the departure of the Dutch East Indies steamship Karang master Jansen towards Muntok and Palembang, Dutch East Indies.(1)

Note
1. Call sign TFLJ, homeport Batavia, horsepower 60hp and net capacity 586,12 cubic metres/207,10 tons of 2,83 cubic metres. 

Dutch East Indies steamship Vice President Prins cruising in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-Bode dated 5 August 1889

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 5th reported the departure of the Dutch East Indies steamship Vice President Prins master Heddes towards Surabaya and Bandjermasin, Dutch East Indies.(1)

Note
1. Call sign TJHG, homeport Batavia, horsepower 130hp and net capacity 880,89 cubic metres/311,26 tons of 2,83 cubic metres. 

Dutch East Indies schooner Kan Tjeng Soen cruising in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-Bode dated 5 August 1889

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 4th reported the departure of the Dutch East Indies schooner Kan Tjeng Soen towards Telok Betong, Dutch East Indies.