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Saturday, 3 December 2022

British offshore supply vessel Manor Endurance 2021-

 

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 2 December 2022

United Kingdom-flagged, IMO 9917086, MMSI 232030193 and call sign MIDM7. Built in 2021. Registered owner Manor Renewable Energy Ltd., Portland, England.

German chemical/oil tanker Harbour Fashion 2011-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 2 December 2022

Madeira/Portugal-flagged, IMO 9473080, MMSI 255803880 and call sign CQNM. Registered owner Funfte Nordtank Hamburg GmbH, Germany, owner Nordic Tankers Marine, Copenhagen, Denmark and managed by TB Marine Shipmanagement, Hamburg, Germany. Built by Zhoushan Shipyard, Zhoushan, China in 2011.

Dutch steam trawler Lobelia (IJM.136) damaged by ice and sinking in harbour according to the magazine De visscherij dated 22 February 1929

An item dated IJmuiden, Netherlands 16 February reported that the Dutch steam trawler Lobelia (IJM.136) berthed in the Visschershaven started sinking the night before, probably damaged by the ice. A tug towed her away and she was set on the shore. 

Dutch steam trawler Maria van Hattum (IJM.157) damaged in collison according to the magazine De visscherij dated 22 February 1929

An item dated IJmuiden, Netherlands 16 February reported that the Dutch steam trawler Maria van Hattum (IJM.157) collided in the Buitenhaven with the Italian steamship Nice destined for the company Hoogovens. The trawler was slightly damaged, the Nice seemed to be undamaged.

Salvage efforts of sunk Dutch motor botter U.K. 152 prepared according to the magazine De visscherij dated 22 February 1929

An item dated IJmuiden, Netherlands 16 February reported that a diver would try to fasten some steel cables around the hull of the Dutch motor botter U.K. 152 sunk near the Zuiderpier. Some other botters would try next to salvage her and taken her into the harbour. 

German oil/chemical tanker (ex-Besiktas Champion 2010-2018) Bernstein 2018-



Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 2 December 2022

Cyprus-flagged, homeport Limassol, IMO 9535541, MMSI 209341000 and call sign 5BBF5. Registered owner of Besiktas Champion was Besiktas Gemi Insa NS, Istanbul Turkey. Owner Bernstein Tanker GmnH&Co. KG and operator GEFO Gesellschaft für Oeltransporte mbH. Built by Besiktas Group, Istanbul, Turkey in 2010.

American whaling barque Canton Packet visited Honolulu, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 30 October 1852

An item reported the arrival on 28 October of the American whaling barque Canton Packet master Howland 75 barrels sperm oil 1,500 barrels whale oil 20,000 lbs bone 

American whaler New England visited Honolulu, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 30 October 1852

An item reported the arrival on 28 October of the American whaler New England master Pendleton 1,000 barrels whale oil 23,000 lbs bone 

American whaler Julian visited Honolulu, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 30 October 1852

An item reported the arrival on 27 October of the American whaler Julian master Cleveland 1,800 barrels whale oil 25,000 lbs bone 

Friday, 2 December 2022

Russian cargo ship (ex-Lake Elmsford 1919-1929) Yakut 1929-1943/1950

Soviet Union-flagged, call sign UOEV. Completed by Great Lakes Engineering Works, Ecorse, USA in 1919. Official number 219461. Gross tonnage 2,694 tons, under deck 2,342 tons, net tonnage 1,508 tons and as dimensions 253.8 x 43.6 x 25.1 feet.

Sources

Lloyds Register of Shipping 1939-1940.

The Belgian Shiplover No. 95, September-October 1963,. N.L. McKellar, Steel Shipbuilding under the U.S. Shipping Board, 1917-1921.

Fleetphoto.ru

ONI 208. Russian merchant ships in the Pacific. April 1945.

Register of Ships Owned by United States Shipping Board, August 1, 1920 (https://www.shipscribe.com/)

BGSU University Librarier. Historical Collections of the Great Lakes (https://greatlakes.bgsu.edu/)

American merchant cargo ship design Z-EC2-S-C5 boxed aircraft transport (Liberty) in 1946

Steel built. Dimensions 441.6 (over all) x 56.11 (molded) x 27.4 (molded depth) x 27.8 (load draught molded) feet, deadweight 10,600 tons, gross tonnage 7,200 tons, net tonnage 4,300 tons and bale cubic capacity 490,000 cubic feet. The amidships located steam reciprocating propulsion allowed with normal shippower of 2,500 shp a speed of 11 knots. Prewar domestic cost 1.278,000 US dollars, domestic war cost 1,728,590 US dollars, unadjusted statutory sales price 639,000 US dollars and floor price 544,506 US dollars

Source

Federal register dated 17 August 1946 vol II, no. 79.

American merchant cargo ship design EC2-S-C1 (Liberty) in 1946

Steel built, full scantling and with a raked stem and cruiser stern. In holds No. 1 and 4 were deep tanks located. Dimensions 441.6 (over all) x 56.10 ¾ (molded) x 37.4 (molded depth) x 27.8 (load draught molded) feet, deadweight 10,800 tons, gross tonnage 7,170 tons, net tonnage 4,380 tons and bale cubic capacity 500,000 cubic feet. The amidships located steam reciprocating propulsion allowed with normal shippower of 2,500 shp a speed of 11 knots. Prewar domestic cost 1.278,000 US dollars, domestic war cost 1,728,590 US dollars, unadjusted statutory sales price 639,000 US dollars and floor price 544,506 US dollar

Source

Federal register dated 17 August 1946 vol II, no. 79.

Austrian torpedo boat design dated July 1917

Designed by the Marinetechnische Komitee (MTK). Displacement 1,000 tons. Armament consisted of 3x1-12cm/4.72” L/50 guns, 2-9mm machine guns and 2x2-53.34cm/21” torpedo tubes.

Austrian inland barge No. 65112 confirmed to be of Yugoslavian nationality and ownership in 1921

After the First World War (1914-1918) lost by the German, Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman Empires was Walker D. Hines appointed as international arbitrator responsible for the ceding of tugs and other inland vessels by Germany, Bulgaria, Austria and Hungary to the Allied Powers. For Austria respectively Hungary were the Treaties of St. Germain and Trianon leading. Lists were made of the involved vessels including some details and what their fate was to be. A list dated Paris, France 2 August 1921 reported that the nationality and ownership of the Austrian DDSG (1) barge No. 65112 with a tonnage of 651 tons was confirmed to be Yugoslavian on the ground of seizure.(2)

Notes

1. Erste Donau-Dampfschiffahrtsgesellschaft.

2. The Kingdom of Yugoslavia was formed on 1 December 1918 with merging the provisional State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs (officially proclaimed on 29 October 1918) with the formerly independent Kingdom of Serbia. The latter kingdom was since 28 November 1918 united with the Kingdom of Montenegro. The Kingdom of Yugoslavia was until 3 October 1929 officially titled the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.

Source

Reports of International Arbitral Awards. Navigation on the Danube, 2 August 1921, volume 1. UN, 2006

Austrian inland barge No. 65108 confirmed to be of Yugoslavian nationality and ownership in 1921

After the First World War (1914-1918) lost by the German, Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman Empires was Walker D. Hines appointed as international arbitrator responsible for the ceding of tugs and other inland vessels by Germany, Bulgaria, Austria and Hungary to the Allied Powers. For Austria respectively Hungary were the Treaties of St. Germain and Trianon leading. Lists were made of the involved vessels including some details and what their fate was to be. A list dated Paris, France 2 August 1921 reported that the nationality and ownership of the Austrian DDSG (1) barge No. 65108 with a tonnage of 651 tons was confirmed to be Yugoslavian on the ground of seizure.(2)

Notes

1. Erste Donau-Dampfschiffahrtsgesellschaft.

2. The Kingdom of Yugoslavia was formed on 1 December 1918 with merging the provisional State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs (officially proclaimed on 29 October 1918) with the formerly independent Kingdom of Serbia. The latter kingdom was since 28 November 1918 united with the Kingdom of Montenegro. The Kingdom of Yugoslavia was until 3 October 1929 officially titled the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.

Source

Reports of International Arbitral Awards. Navigation on the Danube, 2 August 1921, volume 1. UN, 2006

Dutch fishing vessel (ex-Eben Haezer VL17 1998-2017) Albatros (SL-23) 2017-

Vlissingen, Netherlands 20 November 2022

Netherlands-flagged, IMO 9187198, MMSI 245744000 and call sign PFTL. Built by Van der Werff&Visser, Irnsum, Netherlands in 1998.

American whaler Globe lost according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 4 October 1851

An item referred to a list of whalers spoken or heard from in the Arctic Ocean, Bering Straits and vicinity mentioned the whaler Globe master Taber of New Bedford wrecked in the Bering Straits on 12 August, grounded at East Cape in a thick fog

Catch results of the American whaler Caroline ccording to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 4 October 1851

An item referred to a list of whalers spoken or heard from in the Arctic Ocean, Bering Straits and vicinity mentioned the whaler Caroline master Plaskitt of New Bedford 3 whales this season

Catch results of the American whaler Anadir according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 4 October 1851

An item referred to a list of whalers spoken or heard from in the Arctic Ocean, Bering Straits and vicinity mentioned the whaler Anadir master Swift of New Bedford clean

Dutch fishing vessel, Zeldenrust (OD6) 1987-

Vlissingen, Netherlands 20 November 2022

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Ouddorp, Netherlands, IMO 8619998, MMSI 245794000 and call sign PIXX. Built by Van Santen Constructie, Sliedrecht, Netherlands in 1987. 

Whaling barque Marie Laurie visited Hobart, Tasmania according to the Hobarton Guardian dated Wednesday 25 December 1850

An item reported the departure from Hobart on 27 December of the whaling barque Marie Laurie 330 tons master Mansfield on cruising.

Whaling barque Terror visited Hobart, Tasmania according to the Hobarton Guardian dated Wednesday 25 December 1850

An item reported the arrival at Hobart on 23 December of the whaling barque Terror master Griffiths 2 tons sperm oil 8 tons black oil.

Whaling barque Friends visited Hobart, Tasmania according to the Hobarton Guardian dated Wednesday 25 December 1850

An item reported the arrival at Hobart on 22 December of the whaling barque Friends 402 tons master Lowe 100 barrel black oil.

Japanese cable layer Ogasawara Maru 1906-1945

Built with yard number 189 by Mitsubishi Dockyard&Engineering Works, Nagasaki, Japan in 1906 and sunk by the Russian submarine L-12 off the west coast of Hokkaido, Japan on 22 August 1945. Gross tonnage 1,404 tons, under deck 1,282 tons, net tonnage 600 tons and as dimensions 74.1 x 10.4 x 6.8 metres or 243.2 x 34.0 x 22.3. Propulsion consisted of 2-3 cylinder triple expansion steam engines supplying 176 nhp. Call sign JOGD. 

Japanese potential troop transport Gangis Maru in December 1921

On 22 May 1922 (!) received the Dutch naval staff at The Hague, Netherlands from the Dutch embassy at Tokyo, Japan a detailed specification of Japanese merchant ships of minimum 1.500 tons tonnage usable for troop transport over sea on 13 December 1921. If the transport was over a short distance for instance Japan-Philippines or Japan-Chinese harbousr was the transport capacity increased with 10% and on a distance within 24 hours even doubled. The figures were supplied by non-Japanese experts, partly based on the troop transports between Japan-China and Japan-Siberia. The transports were kept secret. At that moment was Japan already considered as a potential enemy. For each ship was mentioned how many troops included equipment could be transported over a longer distance, for instance to an island belonging to the Dutch East Indies. In February-March 1942 invaded Japan indeed the Dutch East Indies.

Speed probably less then 10 miles, net tonnage 2,733 tons, gross tonnage 4,382 tons, transport capacity 1,450 men and owned by Osaka Shosen Kaisha Coal-fuelled.

Source

Archive Dutch Naval Staff 1886-1942 inventory number 137 (National Archive at The Hague, Netherlands).

Japanese potential troop transport Fukuyo Maru in December 1921

On 22 May 1922 (!) received the Dutch naval staff at The Hague, Netherlands from the Dutch embassy at Tokyo, Japan a detailed specification of Japanese merchant ships of minimum 1.500 tons tonnage usable for troop transport over sea on 13 December 1921. If the transport was over a short distance for instance Japan-Philippines or Japan-Chinese harbour was the transport capacity increased with 10% and on a distance within 24 hours even doubled. The figures were supplied by non-Japanese experts, partly based on the troop transports between Japan-China and Japan-Siberia. The transports were kept secret. At that moment was Japan already considered as a potential enemy. For each ship was mentioned how many troops included equipment could be transported over a longer distance, for instance to an island belonging to the Dutch East Indies. In February-March 1942 invaded Japan indeed the Dutch East Indies.

Speed probably less then 10 miles, net tonnage 2,294 tons, gross tonnage 3,782 tons, transport capacity 1,250 men and owned by Nippon Kaiun K. Coal-fuelled.

Source

Archive Dutch Naval Staff 1886-1942 inventory number 137 (National Archive at The Hague, Netherlands).

Thursday, 1 December 2022

British utility vessel THV Alert 2006-

Inner harbour Vlissingen, Netherlands 20 November 2022

United Kingdom-flagged, homeport London, England, IMO 9338618, MMSI 235010690 and call sign MLPH9. A so-called rapid intervention vessel of Trinity House for buoy handling, wreck marking, towing and multibeam and side scan hydrographic surveying capability. Dimensions 39,3 (over all) x 8,00 (moulded) x 4,0 (depth moulded) x 2,7 (draft) x 18,0 (air draft metres, gross tonnage 302 tons and summer deadweight 60 tons. Speed 12 (service)-17 (maximum) knots. Bollard pull 28 tons. Built By Remontawa, Gdansk, Poland in 2006.

Dutch Greenland whaler het Goude Stadswapen recaptured by Dutch privateer according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Haerlemsche courant dated 8 October 1703

An item dated Amsterdam, Netherlands 6 October referred to the British  reporting that the Dutch Greenland whaler het Goude Stadswapen 3 whales 100 barrels blubber captured by the French but recaptured by a privateer from Zeeland, Netherlands was brought to Plymouth, England.

Note

1. The Dutch Republic and France were enemies during the War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1713.

Dutch Greenland whaler Vergulde of Goude Ton recaptured by Dutch privateer according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Haerlemsche courant dated 8 October 1703

An item dated London, England 2 October reported that a privateer of Zeeland recaptured by the French the Dutch Greenland whaler Vergulde of Goude Ton, homeport Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Note

1. The Dutch Republic and France were enemies during the War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1713. 

Dutch Greenland whaler het Goude Stadswapen recaptured by Dutch privateer according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Haerlemsche courant dated 8 October 1703

An item dated Amsterdam, Netherlands 6 October referred to the British  reporting that the Dutch Greenland whaler het Goude Stadswapen 3 whales 100 barrels blubber captured by the French but recaptured by a privateer from Zeeland, Netherlands was brought to Plymouth, England.

Note

1. The Dutch Republic and France were enemies during the War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1713.

Dutch fishing vessel (ex-Clara Jacoba 1985-2003, Lambert 2003-2009, Jan Pieter Frans 2009-2013) Harmen Senior (ST.4) 2013-

Inner harbour Vlissingen, Netherlands 20 November 2022

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Stavoren, Netherlands, IMO 8432314, MMSI 246182000 and call sign PDJV. Built by Scheepswerf Made, Made, Netherlands in 1985. Ex-Clara Jacob renamed April 2003, Lambert renamed 2009 and Jan Pieter Frans renamed January 2013.

British Greenland whaler the Margaretha returned home according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Nederlandsche courant dated 28 August 1787

An item reported the arrival at Liverpool, England of the British Greenland whaler the Margaretha master Tucker 1 whale

British Greenland whaler the Betty returned home according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Nederlandsche courant dated 28 August 1787

An item reported the arrival at Liverpool, England of the British Greenland whaler the Betty master Veitsch 2 whales

British Greenland whaler the Grampus returned home according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Nederlandsche courant dated 28 August 1787

An item reported the arrival at Liverpool, England of the British Greenland whaler the Grampus master Wilson 2 whales

Dutch fishing vessel Rein Willem (WR 212) 2018-

Inner harbour Vlissingen, Netherlands 20 November 2022

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Den Oever, Netherlands, IMO 9853802, MMSI 244170098 and call sign PDIK. Completed by Luyt Groep B.V. in 2018.

Dutch sailing luggers Volharding (M.A.38) and Maria (SCH.415) sold to France according to the magazine De visscherij dated 13 July 1929

An item reported that the Dutch steel built sailing lugger Volharding (M.A.38) recently bought by M. Kwakkelstein, Vlaardingen, Netherlands and the steel built sailing lugger Maria (SCH.415) of Corn. Roeleveld, Scheveningen, Netherlands were both sold towards France. After fitting out with an engine in France to be used as cargo ships. 

Dutch sailing luggers Anna (KW.28) and De Hoop (KW.46) sold to France according to the magazine De visscherij dated 13 July 1929

An item reported that the Dutch steel built sailing luggers Anna (KW.28) and De Hoop (KW.46) of H. de Boer, Katwijk aan Zee, Netherlands were sold to France. By Burgerhout’s Machinefabriek en Scheepswerf, Rotterdam, Netherlands were both fitted out with 1-100hp Deutz engine. 

Norwegian whale factory ship Kosmos 1929-1940


Completed by Workman, Clark&Co. Ltd., Belfast, North Ireland with yard number 505 in July 1929 and sunk by the German commerce raider Thor on 26 September 1940 around 200 miles south east of Ascension Island underway from Walvis Bay, South Africa towards Curacao, Netherlands Antilles. Owner Anders Jahre-Hvalfangerselskapet Kosmos A/S, Sandefjord, Norway. Call sign LHKG. Gross register tonnage 7,801 tons, under deck 16,533 tons and net tonnage 11,789 tons and as dimensions 168.9 x 23.5 x 15.1 metres or 554.1 x 77.2 x 49.6 feet. Crew numbered 78 men. Horsepower 988 hp allowing a speed of 13 knots. 

American whaler Edward Mosher visited Honolulu, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 30 October 1852

An item reported the arrival on 28 October of the American whaler Edward Mosher 20 barrels sperm oil 1,200 barrels whale oil 18,000 lbs bone 

American whaler Roman visited Honolulu, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 30 October 1852

An item reported the arrival on 27 October of the American whaler Roman master Tripp 115 barrels sperm oil 400 barrels whale oil 5,000 lbs bone

American whaler Magnolia visited Honolulu, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 30 October 1852

An item reported the arrival on 27 October of the American whaler Magnolia master Cox 2,100 barrels whale oil 35,000 lbs bone 

Wednesday, 30 November 2022

Dutch anchor handling vessel Kolga 2013-


Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 20 August 2022

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Rotterdam, Netherlands, IMO 9646326, MMSI 244790079 and call sign PCTR. Designed and built by Astilleros Armon, Vigo, Spain in 2013. Owned and managed by Heerema Marine Contractors, Leiden, Netherlands, Gross tonnage 3.470 tons, summer deadweight 2.900 tons and as dimensions 72,0 x 18,0 x 7,37 (summer) x 8,5 (depth work deck) metres or 236’ x 59’ x 24’ x 27’. Bollard pull 202 tons. Christened by Ms. Caroline Heerema on 13 December 2013.

Dutch seagoing tug Atlantic launched at Slikkkerveer, Netherlands according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 28 March 1919

An item reported the Dutch seagoing tug Atlantic launched by De Groot en Van Vliet, Slikkerveer, Netherlands in 1919 with as dimensions 36 (between perpendiculars) x 7 (at midship section)-7,5 (maximum) x 4 (hold at sides) x 3,35 (loaded) metres. Fitted out with 1 steam anchor winch 1 steam capstand and 1 steam steering winch. Triple compound 3-cylinder steam engine with surface condensing manufactured by H. Versteeg, Hardinxveld, Netherlands and 2 boilers from J. en A. v.d. Schuit, Papendrecht, Netherlands. Horsepower around 750ihp. Heating surface 100 square metres and 12,65 atmosphere steam pressure. Coal bunker capacity around 180 ton. 

Dutch sea going tug Werda launched at Zwartsluis, Netherlands according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 23 May 1919

An item reported the launching of the Dutch sea going tug Werda by C. Appelo, Zwartsluis, Netherlands built for account of N.V. Zeesleepboot Mij. Werda, Rotterdam, Netherlands in 1010/ Gross register tonnage 94,82 ton and as dimensions (25 (between perpendiculars) x 5,70 I(midship section) x 2,90 (hold sides) metres. With 1-3 cylinder 360hp vertical triple compound steam engine manufactured by L. Straatman, Dordrecht, Netherlands and 1 Scottish fire-tube boiler with a pressure of 12,6 kilo/square centimetre and a heating surface of 95 square metres. 

Japanese aviation gasoline tanker Sunosaki 1942-1944

Part of Sunisaki-class. Laid down by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries shipyard with hull number 103 on 25 March 1942, launched on 28 December 1942, completed om 15 May 1942, heavily damaged in an Allied air attack while docked at Cavite, Philippines on 21 September 1944, undocked , towed to sea and abandoned in the Manila Bay on 4 October 1944 and stricken from the Navy List on 10 December 1944. Displacement of 4,465 tons and as dimensions 334.6 x 49.2 x 16.4 feet.The 2 MAN diesel engines supplied via 2 shafts totally 4,500 ship allowing a speed of 16 knots. Cargo capacity 4,000 tons gasoline, 1,080 tons light or or water, 440 tons ammunition. The armament consisted of 2-12cm/4.7” cal 45 type to guns and 2-2.5cm type 96 anti aircraft guns.

Japanese potential troop transport Kifunezan No. 2 in December 1921

On 22 May 1922 (!) received the Dutch naval staff at The Hague, Netherlands from the Dutch embassy at Tokyo, Japan a detailed specification of Japanese merchant ships of minimum 1.500 tons tonnage usable for troop transport over sea on 13 December 1921. If the transport was over a short distance for instance Japan-Philippines or Japan-Chinese harbours was the transport capacity increased with 10% and on a distance within 24 hours even doubled. The figures were supplied by non-Japanese experts, partly based on the troop transports between Japan-China and Japan-Siberia. The transports were kept secret. At that moment was Japan already considered as a potential enemy. For each ship was mentioned how many troops included equipment could be transported over a longer distance, for instance to an island belonging to the Dutch East Indies. In February-March 1942 invaded Japan indeed the Dutch East Indies.

Speed probably less then 10 miles, net tonnage 1,943 tons, gross tonnage 3,204 tons, transport capacity 1,050 men and owned by Kokusai K.K. Coal-fuelled.

Source

Archive Dutch Naval Staff 1886-1942 inventory number 137 (National Archive at The Hague, Netherlands).

Japanese potential troop transport Kohoku Maru in December 1921

On 22 May 1922 (!) received the Dutch naval staff at The Hague, Netherlands from the Dutch embassy at Tokyo, Japan a detailed specification of Japanese merchant ships of minimum 1.500 tons tonnage usable for troop transport over sea on 13 December 1921. If the transport was over a short distance for instance Japan-Philippines or Japan-Chinese harbours was the transport capacity increased with 10% and on a distance within 24 hours even doubled. The figures were supplied by non-Japanese experts, partly based on the troop transports between Japan-China and Japan-Siberia. The transports were kept secret. At that moment was Japan already considered as a potential enemy. For each ship was mentioned how many troops included equipment could be transported over a longer distance, for instance to an island belonging to the Dutch East Indies. In February-March 1942 invaded Japan indeed the Dutch East Indies.

Speed probably less then 10 miles, net tonnage 1,610 tons, gross tonnage 2,610 tons, transport capacity 850 men and owned by Osaka Shosen Kaisha Coal-fuelled.

Source

Archive Dutch Naval Staff 1886-1942 inventory number 137 (National Archive at The Hague, Netherlands).

Japanese potential troop transport Kochi Maru in December 1921

On 22 May 1922 (!) received the Dutch naval staff at The Hague, Netherlands from the Dutch embassy at Tokyo, Japan a detailed specification of Japanese merchant ships of minimum 1.500 tons tonnage usable for troop transport over sea on 13 December 1921. If the transport was over a short distance for instance Japan-Philippines or Japan-Chinese harbours was the transport capacity increased with 10% and on a distance within 24 hours even doubled. The figures were supplied by non-Japanese experts, partly based on the troop transports between Japan-China and Japan-Siberia. The transports were kept secret. At that moment was Japan already considered as a potential enemy. For each ship was mentioned how many troops included equipment could be transported over a longer distance, for instance to an island belonging to the Dutch East Indies. In February-March 1942 invaded Japan indeed the Dutch East Indies.

Speed probably less then 10 miles, net tonnage 1,757 tons, gross tonnage 2,918 tons, transport capacity 950 men and owned by Teikoku K.K. Coal-fuelled.

Source

Archive Dutch Naval Staff 1886-1942 inventory number 137 (National Archive at The Hague, Netherlands).

Russian cargo ship (ex-War Javelin 1918-1919, Pinewin 1919-1921) Arcos 1921-1960

Russia-flagged, homeport Archangel and call sign UNGH. Gross tonnage 2.342 tons, under deck 1,749 tons, net tonnage 1,327 tons and as dimensions 284.9 x 39.8 x 18.9 feet. Launched by Wood Skinner&Co. Ltd., Newcastle, England with yard number 211 on the Bill Quay yard on 11 May 1918 and completed in September 1918. Speed 9 knots. 

American whaler Good Return visited Honolulu, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 30 October 1852

An item reported the arrival on 27 October of the American whaler Good Return master Wing 150 barrels sperm oil 1,350 barrels whale oil 20,000 lbs bone

American whaler Massachusetts visited Honolulu, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 30 October 1852

An item reported the arrival on 26 October of the American whaler Massachusetts master Bennett 100 barrels sperm oil 1,300 barrels whale oil 18,000 lbs bone 

American whaler Emerald visited Honolulu, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 30 October 1852

An item reported the arrival on 26 October of the American whaler Emerald master Jagger 190 barrels sperm oil 2,260 barrels whale oil 34,000 lbs bone

British river stern-wheel paddle gunboat HMS Herald 1890-1903


Built in 1890 and sold in 1903. Armament 6-3d guns. Called a Zambezi gunboat.

Hungarian inland unnamed diving ship on 1 November 1918

Value 25,000 crowns. Part of the Danube Flotilla of the former Austro-Hungarian Navy passing in Hungarian possession on 1 November 1918

Source

The Hungarian peace negotiations. An account of the work of the Hungarian peace delegation at Neuilly s/S from January to March, 1920, vol II. Published by the Royal Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Budapest, 1922

Hungarian inland unnamed compressor ship on 1 November 1918

Value20,000 crowns. Part of the Danube Flotilla of the former Austro-Hungarian Navy passing in Hungarian possession on 1 November 1918. On board a pioneer-pontoon.

Source

The Hungarian peace negotiations. An account of the work of the Hungarian peace delegation at Neuilly s/S from January to March, 1920, vol II. Published by the Royal Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Budapest, 1922

Hungarian inland unnamed pontoon on 1 November 1918

Value 40,000 crowns. Part of the Danube Flotilla of the former Austro-Hungarian Navy passing in Hungarian possession on 1 November 1918. Captured at Zimnicea on 30 August 1916.

Source

The Hungarian peace negotiations. An account of the work of the Hungarian peace delegation at Neuilly s/S from January to March, 1920, vol II. Published by the Royal Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Budapest, 1922

Tuesday, 29 November 2022

Danish trawler Aaltje Postma (L-757) 2000-



Inner harbour Vlissingen, Netherlands 28 November 2022

Denmark-flagged, homeport Thybøron, IMO IMO 9210024, MMSI 219853000 and call sign OZXH. Owned by 2000Partrederi John Karti Poulsen. Built by Barkmeijer Stroobos, Stroobos, Netherlands in 2000.

Dutch Greenland whaler Sardam lost according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Haerlemsche courant dated 18 August 1689

Mosaic tiles, Stadhuismuseum Zierikzee, Netherlands

An item dated Amsterdam, Netherlands 15 August reporting that the Dutch Greenland whaler Sardam was lost. A boat of her was rowed to Iceland and from there with another ship returned home.

Dutch Greenland whaler Habacuck lost according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Haerlemsche courant dated 18 August 1689

Mosaic tiles, Stadhuismuseum Zierikzee, Netherlands

An item dated Amsterdam, Netherlands 15 August reporting that the Dutch Greenland whaler Habacuck was lost. 

Dutch Greenland whaler Vergulde Arent lost according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Haerlemsche courant dated 18 August 1689

Mosaic tiles, Stadhuismuseum Zierikzee, Netherlands

An item dated Amsterdam, Netherlands 15 August reporting that the Dutch Greenland whaler Vergulde Arent of Jisp was lost. 

Dutch fishing vessel Spes Nova (UK-205) 2019-



Inner harbour Vlissingen, Netherlands 28 November 2022

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Urk, Netherlands, IMO 9843479, MMSI 244013672 and call sign PDLR. Casco built by Safe Shipyard, Gdansk, Poland with yard number 623 and completed by Damen Maaskant Shipyard, Stellendam, Netherlands in 2019. Registered owner Bomei Beheer BV. Of the Ekofish Group.

German Greenland commandeur Adriaen Adriaense returned home according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Haerlemsche courant dated 19 June 1698

An item dated Amsterdam, Netherlands 18 August reported the arrival at Hamburg, Germany of commandeur Adriaen Adriaense with 9 whales returning from Greenland. 

German Greenland whaler de Visser returned home according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Haerlemsche courant dated 17 June 1698

An item dated Amsterdam, Netherlands 18 August reported the arrival at Hamburg, Germany of the German Greenland whaler de Visser commandeur Adriaen Adriaense 9 whales. 

Catch results of the German Greenland commandeur P. Kappelman according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamse courant dated 4 June 1772

An item dated Hamburg, Germany 29 May reported the arrival of commandeur Lammers with a list of catch results of the German Greenland commandeur of Glückstadt or Colmer P. Kappelman 30 quardelen seal blubber .

Cargo ship (ex-Veelerdiep 2004,UAL Rotterdam 2004 2004-2009, OSC Rotterdam 2009-2011, Veelerdiep 2011-2015, TIP Stockholm 2015-2020, Bradbox Oryx 2020-) BOAC Africa

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 12 August 2022

Madeira-flagged, IMO 9277333, MMSI 255806222 and call sign CQAN4. Built by Bodewes Shipyard, Hoogezand, Netherlands with yard number 623 in 2004. Owner and manager in 2014 Feederlines BV, Groningen, Netherlands and operated by MTL Maritime Transport+Logistik GmbH&Co. KG, Duisburg, Germany.

British Greenland whaler Swaan returned home according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Nederlandsche courant dated 28 August 1787

An item reported the arrival at Liverpool, England of the British Greenland whaler Swaan master Rymer 2 whales

British Greenland whaler the Endeavour returned home according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Nederlandsche courant dated 28 August 1787

An item reported the arrival at Hull, England of the British Greenland whaler the Endeavour master Reed 

British Greenland whaler the Hope returned home according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Nederlandsche courant dated 28 August 1787

An item reported the arrival at Hull, England of the British Greenland whaler the Hope master Hord 2 whales 

French patrol vessel Pluvier (P678) 1995-



North Sea off Belgian coast 18 november 2022

France-flagged and MMSI 227801100. Of the Flamant OPV 64-class consisting of the Flamant, Pluvier and Cormoran. Laid down at CMN Cherbourg, France in 1995, launched on 2 December 1996 and commissioned on 18 December 1997. Displacement 374 tons (full load) tons and as dimensions 54,18 x 10 x 2,2 metres or 179.8 x 32.8 x 7.2 feet. Speed 22-23 knots and a range of 4.500 nautical miles with a speed of 12 knots. Crew numbers 19-20 men. Armament consists of 2-x1-12,7mm machine guns.