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BOSCHKERK

BOSCHKERK

Fire aboard the VNS ship BOSCHKERK. The fire partly destroyed her, especially the engine room and some holds.

Identification Data
Build: 1928
Classification Register: Lloyd's Register of Shipping (LR)
Nat. Official Number: 1021 Z AMST 1928
Category: Passenger-/cargo vessel
Propulsion: Steamship
Type: Passenger-/cargovessel
Type Deck: Shelterdeck open
Material Hull: Steel
Decks: 3

Construction Data
Yard: Machinefabriek en Scheepswerf van P. Smit Jr. N.V., Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Yard nr.: 418
Launch Date: 1928-00-00
Delivery Date: 1928-10-15

Technical Data
Engine Manufacturer: Gebr. Stork & Co., Hengelo, Overijssel, Netherlands
Motor Type: Steam, Turbine
Power: 3500
Power Unit: BHP (APK, RPK)
Eng. additional info: Parsons stoomturbine.
Speed in knots: 13
Number of screws: 1

Gross Tonnage: 6280.00 Gross tonnage
Net Tonnage: 3723.00 Net tonnage
Deadweight: 8740.00 tonnes deadweight (1000 kg)
Grain: 465000 Cubic Feet
Bale: 423000 Cubic Feet

Length 1: 410.90 Cubic Feet Length overall (Loa)
Beam: 59.50 Cubic Feet Registered
Depth: 27.20 Cubic Feet Registered

Passengers:
1st 2nd 3rd Steerage Deck Total
51 0 26 0 0 77

Configuration Changes
Date: 1934-11-00
Type: Propulsion/engine changed
Description: Lenthened and rebuilt: Bij 'De Schelde' verlengd, verbouwd (Mayer-stem) and equipped with diesel engines. Two 10-cyl. 2-stroke Sulzer-diesels on one propellor-shaft. 22 1/16-33 1/16. RHP 8400, 16 kn. Passenger accom umodation extended to 143. GRT 7139, NRT 4292, TDW 8202.

Date: 1956-00-00
Type: Rebuilt
Description: Converted to cargo ship. 12 passengers. GRT 6402, NRT 3672, TDW 8302.

Ship History Data
Date/Name Ship 1928-10-15 NIEUWKERK
Manager: N.V. Vereenigde Nederlandsche Scheepvaartmaatschappij, The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Owners: N.V. Vereenigde Nederlandsche Scheepvaartmaatschappij, The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Homeport / Flag: The Hague / Netherlands
Callsign: PMTL

Date/Name Ship 1934-11-00 BOSCHFONTEIN
Manager: N.V. Vereenigde Nederlandsche Scheepvaartmaatschappij, The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Owners: N.V. Vereenigde Nederlandsche Scheepvaartmaatschappij, The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Homeport / Flag: The Hague / Netherlands
Callsign: PDFP

Date/Name Ship 1956-11-00 BOSCHKERK
Manager: N.V. Vereenigde Nederlandsche Scheepvaartmaatschappij, The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Owners: N.V. Vereenigde Nederlandsche Scheepvaartmaatschappij, The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Homeport / Flag: The Hague / Netherlands
Callsign: PDFQ

Ship Events Data
1958-10-19: Final Fate:
Berthed at Rotterdam Rijnhaven partly burnt out. Sold to Eckhardt & Co. G.m.b.H., Hamburg for scrapping. She arrived there on 26th December 1958.
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