Sunday, 2 July 2017

Dutch bark Amicitia 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 Dutch ship Amicitia loaded with petrol coming from New York, USA bound for Batavia, Dutch East Indies.(1)

1. Bark, homeport Krimpen a.d. Lek, Netherlands, call sign NDBS, net capacity 3.073,07 cubic metres/1.088,32 tons of 2,83 cubic metres. Master Walberg, 198.1 x 35.1 x 20.9 feet, owned by P. van der Hoogh. Built in 1885.