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Oranjepolder

The Oranjepolder on an old postcard

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Hi Leslie
I think these fwd portholes belonged to paint-store and ( don't know how to spell it but pronounced "fooxwhole"). Accomodation for "the staff" was in midships and the crew was shaking in their bunks above the propeller
 

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Built at J. Pattje (219) Waterhuizen,Holland.
1954-Oranjepolder,Rotterdam.
She was traveling for many years between Rotterdam & London.
8-febr-1966, following a colission with Frence "Yang Tse "she sunk in pos.36-21-.0 N--003-19.0 W ( Spanish Southcoast).
 

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Yes she was on voyage from Gandia to Bremen with a cargo of oranges,one member was lost ,the remaining nine were picked up by YANG TSE which took them to Marseiile.
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