In (almost) never post photos of unfinished ships, but in this case I make an exception: a wonderful photo of the hull of the STATENDAM after her arrival from the building yard Harland and Wolff, Belfast at the Wilton yard in Rotterdam for completion.
She actually arrived at Rotterdam on 20th April
Dust cover of a wonderful book about STATENDAM of 1929 titled (translated from Dutch): "s.s. Statendam 1929-1940" with subtitle "The history of the twin screw turbine steamship Statendam and the NV mail service of the Holland-America Line", published 2003. The author is Ir. F. va
Holland America's former Statendam ending her days on The Beach.
Had been sold to Regency Cruise Lines and resold to Paquet before ending up at Alang. This is a photo mis-labeled as The Emerald on this page http://www.ssmaritime.com/TheEmerald.htm
Holland America Line's TSS STATENDAM passing beneath the Golden Gate Bridge in the mid 1960s.
Oil on canvas, 24 x 36 inches.
Completed this painting about ten years ago. I neglected to take a photo so I asked the owner to take one for me. Because of the camera angle there is some distortion of t