Dutch cargo ship VENUS of 1907.
Identification Data (Source: marhisdata.nl)
Category: Cargo vessel
Type: General Cargo
Type Deck: Half shelterdeck
Yard: De Rotterdamsche Droogdok Maatschappij N.V., Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
ss VENUS was built in 1892 by Wm. Gray, West Hartlepool for the owners Schmidt & Hansen, Flensburg (Germany). Details here: http://www.teesbuiltships.co.uk/view.php?year_built=&builder=5035&ref=166301&vessel=VENUS.
She was beached near Wassenaar (The Netherlands) on 22nd February 190
Passengers having fun and games on board. All except the guy on the left who looks as though he is about to discover why she had the nickname 'Vomiting Venus' due to her lively behaviour at sea
Fred Olsen's outward bound Venus in BDS colours speeds past Tynemouth Pier in 1973. It was not a particularly warm evening but the number of passengers enjoying the generous open deck space is remarkable.