Sunday, 16 July 2017

Dutch shipyard Kon. Mij. De Schelde at Vlissingen, Netherlands repaired engines and boilers of Hr. Ms. Zeehond in 1908

In the order administration dated 5 May 1908 was the order for account of the Dutch Department of Navy described as repairing engines and boilers of the Hr. Ms. Zeehond. Contracted price ƒ 15.300. Repair costs totally ƒ 5.273 (material ƒ 4.279,95, labour ƒ 567,20, expenses ƒ 368.68, drawings ƒ 57,75) minus other materials ƒ 192.05=ƒ 5.081,51 resulting in a profit of ƒ 10.248,47. (1)

1. Screw steam schooner for fishery protection, laid down at the navy yard at Amsterdam, Netherlands on 1 June 1891, launched on 4 May 1892, commissioned on 1 December 1892 and sold to be broken up in 1928.

Archive Kon. Mij. De Schelde, Vlissingen, Netherlands 1875-1970 (Municipality Archive Vlissingen T.214.1217).