Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Dutch screw steamship Sumatra underway from the Netherlands towards the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 24 June 1889

An item dated 21st reported the passing of Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies by the Dutch steamship Sumatra underway from Amsterdam, Netherlands towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies.(1)

1. Screw steamship, homeport Amsterdam, Netherlands, call sign PTFM, horsepower 400hp and net capacity 5.4391 cubic metes/1.939,36 tons of 2,83 cubic metres.