Category:IMO 5607090

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Ship[edit]

  • Type: Passenger ship
  • Design by:
  • Order date:
  • Built by: Nederlandsche Dok- en Scheepsbouw Maatschappij, Amsterdam
  • Yard No: 194
  • Keel laid: 29.06.1928
  • Launch date: 03.08.1929
  • Date of completion: 26.04.1930
  • Length over all: 185,6 m
  • LPP: 178,7 m
  • Beam: 22,80 m
  • Draught: 12,09 m
  • GRT: 19.787
  • BRT: 19.428
  • DWT: 10.955
  • NET: 11.605
  • Main engine: 2 x 10 cylinder diesels 2 x 7.0000 pk Sulzer
  • Speed: 19 kn
  • Passengers: 327 (or 298) 1st class, 274 (or 363) 2nd class, 64 (or 99) 3rd class and 48 4th class passengers First, second and third classes had interchangeable cabins, thus the numbers in brackets.
  • Crew: 361

History[edit]

  • 1930 Named: JOHAN VAN OLDENBARNEVELT for Stoomvaart Mij. Nederland, Amsterdam Flag: Netherlands
    • IMO Number: 5607090
    • Callsign: PGJB - PFEB
  • 1939 Chartered for one voyage to the Holland-Amerika Lijn fot one round voyage from Amsterdam (departure 30/8/1939) to New York, carrying 634 first-class passengers
  • 1941 Refit as a troopship and used as an Allied troopship
  • 1946 Restored to ocean liner status and refitted as a one-class vessel
  • 02.09.1950 First voyage from Amsterdam via Suez to Australia with 1,414 passengers
  • 07.1954 Chartered to the Netherlands Government from Rotterdam to Quebec and Montreal and in August 1958 she made her last voyage on this service, completing in all eleven round trips.
  • 1958-1959 Rebuilt at Amsterdam to 20.314 brt., 11.471 nrt., 8562 dwt. and accommodation for 1,210 one-class passengers
  • 02.04.1959 Commenced first voyage from Amsterdam to Southampton, Suez, Australia, New Zealand, Panama Canal, Port Everglades (departure 5/6/1959), Bermuda, Southampton and Amsterdam.
  • 30.06.1962 Commenced her last voyage under Dutch flag
  • 08.03.1963 Sold to the General Steam Navigation Company of Greece Renamed: LAKONIA Flag: Greece
  • 22-24.12.1963 Destroyed by fire caused by a short circuit of faulty electrical wiring in the ship's barber shop, followed by explosion 35.00 NB - 15.15 WL 200 miles north-northeast of Madeira. 651 passengers and 385 crew. 90 persons killed, 42 persons missing. Five ships took the survivers on board, the burned-out hulk was taken in tow by the Norwegian tugboat Herkules along with the Portuguese tugboat Praia da Adraga, the Dutch CLYDE and another tugboat.
  • 29.12.1963 Sank 35.56 NB - 12.32 WL 250 miles southwest of Gibraltar in the Atlantic Ocean
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Subcategories

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