Monday, 26 June 2017

Dutch bark Twee Vrienden for sale at Surabaya, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Soerabaijasch handelsblad dated 17 November 1894

An announcement reported the public auction on Saturday 24th 10.00 o’clock at the auction house at Surabaya, Dutch East Indies of the in 1874 at Elsfleth, Germany of oak and beechwood built bark ship Twee Vrienden, 308,82 register tons with a in January 1894 estimated value of ƒ 14.000. Complete with rigging. At the moment still used by the contractor for transporting government salt from Madura towards the north coast of Java and outer possessions.