Sunday, 25 June 2017

Dutch screw steamship Sumatra cruising in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-Bode dated 28 June 1889

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 28th reported the departure of the Dutch steamship Sumatra master Drooglever Fortuijn towards Cheribon, Dutch East Indies.(1)

1. Screw steamship, homeport Amsterdam, Netherlands, horsepower400 hp, call sign PTFM and net capacity 5.493,91 cubic metres/1.939,36 tons of 2,83 cubic metres.