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Name: VAN DER LIJN
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/08/1897
Completed: 22/10/1897
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 334
Dimensions: 1014grt, 651nrt, 862dwt, 220.0 x 31.2 x 17.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (16.5, 26 & 43 x 33ins), 106nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.2knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
22/10/1897 Koninklijke Paketvaart Maats, Batavia
27/03/1927 Wrecked
Comments: Contract Price 19948; Loss 26-13s-11d
For services around the Dutch East Indies
27/03/1927: Wrecked north of Karimoendjawa Island
Subsequently broken up at Singapore


Shields Daily Gazette, Monday, 30/08/1897