Saturday, 25 February 2017

Dutch screw steamship Sumatra arrived at Batavia, Dutch East Indies coming from the Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 22 June 1889

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 21st h reported the arrival of the Dutch steamship Sumatra captain Drooglever Fortuijn coming from Amsterdam, Netherlands, Genoa, Italy and Padang, Dutch East Indies, shipping agents J. Daendels&Co.(1)

1. Screw steamship, homeport Amsterdam, call sign PTFM, horsepower 400hp and net capacity 5.493,91 cubic metres/1.939,36 tons of s,83 cubic metres.