Sunday, 2 July 2017

British bark James Martin underway from the USA towards the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-Bode dated 6 July 1889

An item reported the passing off Anjer, Dutch East Indies of the British ship James Martin loaded with petrol coming from New York, USA bound for Batavia, Dutch East Indies.(1)

1. Bark, master Jno. Flemming, owned by Daniel Sutherlands, built River John N.S. in 1883, tonnage 1.367 tons and as dimensions 195 x 38.9 x 23.9 feet.