Nella Dan.Owner: J.Lautitzen,Danmark.
An old Gouache,painted 40 years ago,while being at sea,much to the astonishment of our Mates.Since I was a merchant engineer I was not supposed to know anything about the exterior looks of a ship....
Erasmusgracht built 1994,length 137 m,engine: Wartsila 7380 HP.Owner:Spliethoff,Amsterdam.Depicted leaving Lihir,Bismarck Archipelago after unloading shovels,since gold was found in the mountains.Oil on canvas.
Averdyk:1944 Victory,type VC2-S-AP3.Owner: Holland-America line,Rotterdam.1971:broken-up in Taiwan.Depicted in Rijnhaven,R'dam,while discharging grain into barges.This painting is preliminary because 2 major errors still had to be removed.I am very confident that the combined know-how of SN-members
Depicted passing the famous Sugarloaf and m.s. Albireo,both ships in the Holland-S.America service of Van Nievelt Goudriaan,Rotterdam,during 1950's and 60's.Alnati:7368 brt,length:145m,Stork 4400 HP.Built:1940 and captured by the Germans.17-8-42 partly sunk by mine explosion.Half of the ship salvage
Two corvettes for Indonesia at the former Shipyard De Schelde in Vlissingen,2007.Length: 90.7 m,Displ.: 1700 T.Propulsion by 2 Pielstick diesel eng's,8100 kW each.Armament :7,6 cm Oto Melara canon.Id.: 365-"Diponegoro"and 366-"Hasanuddin".
m.s.Johan van Oldenbarnevelt,passing The Rock,from Indonesia to Holland.Built 1930,NSM,Amsterdam,for Mij.Nederland,Amsterdam.Brt 19428,Sold 1963,renamed LAKONIA and was destroyed by fire,
sank dec. 1963.Typically the Italian-way!
Sistership: Marnix van Sint Aldegonde,torpedoed by German planes on
Built 1956,brt 1600 for Oranje-line,Zeetransport comp,Rotterdam.Up till 1959 she just fitted in the locks when bound for the Great Lakes.From then larger ships could use the St.Laurens Seaway and consequently she was extended with a new hold nr.3.This increased her brt to 1976.Depicted homeward-boun
Built 1944 as Frankenfels for D.D.G.Hansa,Bremen.Brt 6474.Scuttled sept.1944 near Amsterdam.Salvaged and repaired 1946-48,renamed Albireo,new owners: Van Nievelt Goudriaan,Rotterdam in the South America service.Scrapped 1980 in Taiwan.
Depicted leaving Rio,bound for Santos.
The Leigh cockler HELEN & VIOLET ,LO-262,at anchor in the Butley river,near Orford.She's still sailing,despite the fact that she is not fitted with an engine.Sometimes you may see her on the hard at Brightlingsea-for scrubbing.
Willem Ruys,built in Flushing,Holland,at the Royal Schelde Shipyard from 1939 to1947.Brt 21119.Owner Kon.Rotterdamse Lloyd.Service: to Indonesia v.v.Depicted while leaving the yard on sept.29,1947.Refitted for cruising 1959.Sold to Italy 1965,renamed ACHILLE LAURO.
ms Liberiakust,built 1960 in Arnhem,Holland.Brt 3379.Engine Werkspoor 3600 bhp.Scrapped 1984 in Brodospas.Owner HSM,Amsterdam,service in the Holland-West Africa line.Depicted while passing Alderney and The Caskets.