Thursday, 23 March 2017

British bark Romanoff arrived in the Dutch East Indies coming from the USA according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 17 June 1889

An item dated 15th reported the passing of Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies by the British bark Romanoff underway from New York, USA towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies. She arrived there on the 17th, master Datty, shipping agents B. van Leeuwen&Co.(1)

1, Bark, master W. Doty, call sign RCFM, tonnage 1.050 tons, dimensions 175 x 37.4 x 22 feet, built by P.&R. Young, Shelburne, N.S in 1876 and owned by A.F. Stoneman&Company.