“VOORLICHTER”(1869-1886)- Dutch Clipper

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“VOORLICHTER”(1869-1886)- Dutch Clipper

Post by Anatol » Thu Nov 25, 2021 4:28 pm

The frigate-rigged clipper “Voorlichter” was built by Jan Smit Fzn (see stamps) in 1869 for his own account. Its dimensions: Length: 71,3m; Width:13,45m; Weight:2034 tons. After his death his widow inherited the ship. In 1882 J. Koning from Rotterdam bought the “Voorlichter” for fl.90 000. Sipkes became its captain. After 4 years of operation, in the end the ship was declared unfit in 1886 at Cheribon, Java, and sold for demolition to an Arab for fl. 6100. Its dimensions: Length: 71,3m; Width:13,45m; Weight:2034 tons.
Grenada 2020;(6x1,0) $
Sources: Information in margin of MS. http://warshipsresearch.blogspot.com/20 ... chter.html
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