Category:IMO 5251719

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Ship[edit]

  • Type: Passenger ship
  • Design by:
  • Order date:
  • Built by: Rotterdamsche Droogdok Maatschappij B.V. Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Yard No: 200
  • Keel laid: 03.01.1936
  • Launch date: 10.04.1937
  • Date of completion: 23.04.1938
  • Length over all: 215,20 m
  • LPP: m
  • Beam: 26,82 m
  • Draught: 9,62 m
  • BRT: 36.287
  • DWT: 10.429
  • NET: 21.496
  • Main engine: 2 x 4 Parsons steamturbines, 2 screws 19.500 apk. made by N.V. Koninklijke Maatschappij 'de Schelde', Vlissingen
  • Speed: 19 kn

History[edit]

  • 1937 Built as PRINSENDAM, but 23.04.1938-1974 Named NIEUW AMSTERDAM for Holland Amerika Lijn, Rotterdam
    • Callsign: PGGF
  • 10.05.1938 Maidentrip from Rotterdam via Boulogne sur Mer and Southampton to New York
  • 21.10.1939 to 18.11.1938 from New York cruises to the Bermuda's.
  • 29.12.1939 Laid up in New York due to coming war.
  • 09.1940 chartered out by the Dutch government to the Ministry of War Transport, operated by Cunard White Star Line. Armed at Halifax.
  • 08.11.1940 Arrived in Singapore te be rebuilt as troopship (8000 soldiers)
  • 22.12.1940 Completed for service ad troopship.
  • 10.10.1945 Operated by Holland Amerika Lijn
  • 06.04.1946 Completely back to Holland Amerika Lijn
  • 26.04.1946 Arrived in Rotterdam to be rebuilt at Rotterdamsche Droogdok Maatschappij.
  • 29.10.1947 Trip form Rotterdam via Le Havre and Southampton to New York.
  • 10.1951 Refit at Rotterdamsche Droogdok Maatschappij.
  • 02.1952 In service again
  • 12.1956 Painted grey, stabilisers fitted and aircondition extended.
  • 16.08.1961 Refit at Rotterdamsche Droogdok Maatschappij .
  • 13.01.1962 In service again
  • 16.08.1967 Refit at N.V. Dok- en Werfmaatschappij Wilton-Fijenoord, Schiedam, with 5 new Foster Wheeler boilers.
  • 11.1967 In service again
  • 08.11.1971 Trip from Rotterdam to New York and after this trip used for cruises from Port Everglades.
  • 10.1972 Sold to N.V. Nieuw Amsterdam, Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles
  • Callsign: PJRS
  • 17.12.1973 Arrived for the last time in Port Everglades aangekomen.
  • 1973 Sold for scrap to Nan Fong Steel Enterprise Ltd., Kaohsiung-Taiwan.
  • 09.01.1974 Start from Port Everglades via Curacao, Panama and Los Angeles to Kaohsiung
  • 02.03.1974 Arrived in Kaohsiung.
  • 16.05.1974 Start scrapping
  • 05.10.1974 Finished.
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