Saturday, 25 March 2017

Dutch screw steamship Drenthe arrived at Batavia, Dutch East Indies coming from the Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 3 June 1889

An item dated 1st reported the passing of Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies by the Dutch steamship Drenthe underway from Rotterdam, Netherlands towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies. She arrived there on the 2nd coming from Rotterdam and Marseille, France, shipping agents Rotterdamsche Lloyd.(1)

1. Screw steamship, call sign NMHF, homeport Rotterdam, Netherlands and net capacity 4.924,67 cubic metres/1.738,41 tons of 2,83 cubic metres.