Thursday, 23 March 2017

British bark Romanoff underway from the USA towards the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 15 June 1889

A telegram reported the passing of Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies by the British ship Romanoff loaded with petrol underway from New York, USA towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies.(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.