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Zuiderkerk

Zuiderkerk

Seen here berthed at Macquarie Wharf no 1, in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

Shot taken by: Rex Cox, President of the WSS Hobart Branch and posted with his permisson

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I would not have a clue, it was before I was born.

I will contact Rex and see if he can tell me anymore about her.
 

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Hi roymuir, these lads are only kids if they can't pre-date 1957

She had at least two sisters;
"Zaankerk"
"Nedlloyd Zonnekerk"
 

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I can't predate 1971 my first recoliton of a ship was the USS Enterprise when she visited Hobart.
 

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United Netherlands Navigation Co. which later became Koninklijke Nedlloyd NV.
Built 1957, 9053 Tong Gross, Length 507 (feet), Breadth 66 (feet), Speed 17 Knots, Diesel Engine.
 

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Built by N.V. Machinefafriek & Scheepswerf "P. Smit" jr. ( 616), Rotterdam.
Brt 9.045 x Nt 5.471 x DW 11.935 tons.
154.79 ( 146.62 x 20.22 x 11.79 ( 8.90) meters.
Engine; B & W, 9,000 hp.
17 knots.
1957-"Zuiderkerk".
Owner: Nederlandse Tank-en Paketvaart Maatschappij ( K.P.M.), Amsterdam.
Management: Vereenigde Nederlandsche Scheepvaart Maatschappij ( V.N.S), s'Gravenhage ( The Haque).
1967-Owner: Koninlijke Java China Paket Lijnen ( K.J.C.P.L), Amsterdam.
Management: V.N.S.
1970-Owner: Nedlloyd, Rotterdam
1977-"Transworld Goliath",
Owner: Mar Del Plata Compania Naviera S.A. ( Transworld Bulkers) Piraeus,Greece.
dec 1983 arrived at scrapyard in Fuzhou, 1984 scrapped,
Regards.
Jan.
 

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