Sunday, 5 March 2017

Wreck of German bark Dieffenberg sold at Makassar, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Soerabaijasch handelsblad dated 22 February 1897

An item dated Macassar, Dutch East Indies reported that the wreck of the with petrol loaded German bark Dieffenberg was sold on a public auction for ƒ 500 and the cargo for ƒ 2.400. She stranded on 24th January on the north coast of Halmaheira, Moluccas. Her crew was saved and landed at Macassar.