Scanned from a March 1962 brochure printed in The Netherlands by Joh. Enschede en Zonen. Due to limitations of the scanner you are only getting half the Statendam... Where do these brochures go if not in Maritime Art please..?
Heres another view of the Rotterdam taken around the same timeframe. The ship is still being coaled, but her crew has begun repairing the cosmetic damage done to the liners hull during her last crossing. I never understood why this ship was scrapped in 1940, although she was old by this time, yo
Here the Rotterdam is seen in a ¾ bow view, taking on bunkers. She was a very popular ship, and was the first Holland America Liner to have a glass enclosed promenade deck. Rotterdam enjoyed a very long life, lasting until 1940; she was active right up to very end, making evacuation voyages to New
In the following series of three pictures, Holland America Lines 24,000 ton Rotterdam of 1908; is shown at the companys pier in Hoboken, New Jersey in 1910. Does anyone know the name of the companys other vessel seen in the picture?
Undated photo, suggest that it is just after WWII the funnels look to have been freshly painted in the owners colours.
Type: Steam passenger ship
Tonnage 15,434 tons
Completed 1922 - Harland & Wolff Ltd, Govan, Glasgow
Official Number: 5605850
Bought at second-hand shop. Both ships built 1959.
Built: 1959 Van der Giessen, Krimpen a/d Ijssel
1970: Esso Brasilia
1976: Broken up at Burriana.
Built: 1959 Rotterdam DD, Rotterdam