Monday, 20 March 2017

Norwegian bark Galathea arrived at Batavia, Dutch East Indies coming from the USA according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 4 June 1889

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 3rd reported the arrival of the Norwegian bark Galathea master Thomesen, coming from Philadelphia, USA, shipping agents Frangenheim&Co.(1)

1. Cal sign HTNW, homeport Tvdstrand, owners A.&F. Smith, master T. Thomasen, dimensions 141.1 x 31.6 x 18.3 feet, tonnage 560 tons and built at Tvedestrand, Norway in 1879.