Sunday, 18 February 2018

Dutch steamship (ex-Merwede) Amstelstroom sold towards Iceland according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 22 March 1934

An item reported the sale of the Dutch steamship (ex-Merwede) Amstelstroom of 1.568 and 935 net tons and built in 1919 by the Haarlemsche Scheepsbouw Maatschappij, Haarlem, Netherlands by the N.V. Hollandsche stoomboot Maatschappij, Amsterdam, Netherlands to an Icelandic shipping company. She was to be fitted out with a new tweendeck by Verschure&Co.’s Scheepswerf en Machinefabriek, Amsterdam, Netherlands.(1)

1. Call sign NDCW, dimensions 271.8 x 36.8 x 17,5 (hold) feet, horsepower 1.400ihp  and deadweight 1.989 tons.