Friday, 16 March 2018

Dutch steamship Batavia cruising in the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Java-Bode dated 14 August 1889

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 14th reported the departure of the Dutch steamship Batavia master De Gruijter towards Cheribon, Samarang and Surabaya, Dutch East Indies.(1)

1. Call sign NGPW, homeport Rotterdam, Netherlands, horsepower 200hp, screw steamship and net capacity 4.604,44 cubic metres/1.625,37 tons of 2,83 cubic metres.