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Postby D. v. Nieuwenhuijzen » Mon Sep 07, 2015 7:45 pm

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Built in 1827-'28 at Commercie Compagnie yard, Middelburg, for the Province Zeeland.
Wooden paddle steamer, L:21,40m. B. hull:6,10m. D:2,64m. Draught:1,13m. Cockerill-Seraing low-pressure steam engine:22 nhp. = 110 ihp.
In 1853 lengthened by builder.
Service Vlissingen - Breskens and Vlissingen - Terneuzen.
In 1854 sold to D. Dronkers, 1866 to A. Willemse & C. van de Putte, Souburg, chartered to the Province Zeeland till 31-10-1866, then sold to the Nederlandsche Stoom Boot Maatschappij (NSBM) Dutch Steamboat Company, Feyenoord, made in January 1867 3 more trips on the Western Scheldt.
(Nederland 2003, 39 c. personal stamp)
Book: De Provinciale Boot by Willem J.J. Boot.
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