Tuesday, 25 April 2017

British bark Romanoff arrived in Dutch East Indies coming from the USA according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 17 June 1889

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 17th reported the arrival of the British ship Romanoff master Datty coming from New York, USA, shipping agents B. van Leeuwen&Co.(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.