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Old 27th March 2006, 20:43
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Originally Posted by ruud
As for the 1st WILLEM BARENDSZ: She was renamed NITTI MARU 1960 and renamed in 1964 NICHEI MARU and scrapped at AIOI-JAPAN in 1966
I read on the internet that a whale factory named Bromendar was bought in March 1961 by Nitto Hogei Co. (now Del Mar Co.) and renamed Nichiei Maru .

I know that the 1st WILLEM BARENDSZ was renamed BLOEMENDAEL in 1955 to release her name to the 2nd WILLEM BARENDSZ.
Is the vessel referred as BROMENDAR a mispelling of BLOEMENDAEL or was it a different ship?
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