WILLEM BARENDSZ (2)

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WILLEM BARENDSZ (2)

Post by Henk » Tue Apr 14, 2015 4:17 pm

WILLEM BARENDSZ (2)
1921 - 1928
Wijsmuller Scheepvaart Maatschappij - Rotterdam; later NV Bureau Wijsmuller - IJmuiden
Ordered 10-09-1919; launched 22-06-1921; delivered 02-11-1921 by Scheepswerf, Gashouder- & Ketelbouw v/h Jonker & Stans - Hendrik Ido Ambacht (146)
48,50 x 46,00 x 8,80 x 4,50 x 4,24 m
516 grt
Q.C.L.R.
3 cylinder Triple Expansion, 406x698x1143:749 with boilers from Alblasserdamsche Machinefabriek 275 & 275a,
1.000 ihp
11 knots
Newbuilding
Sold In September 1928 renamed GANGES by L.Smit & Co's Internationale Sleepdienst Maatschappij NV - Rotterdam

From 24-08-1939 till 17-05-1940 named BV-35 with Koninklijke Marine in Vlissingen and gunned with a 50 mm gun.
From 17-05-1940 till 1941 named LAZ-10 with Lazarett Verband.
Sailed short time named ZRD-10 with Zee-Rettungs-Dienst in German service.
From 1941 till 1945 named BS-1 with Bergungsschiff Verband.
In May 1945 found at Wilhelmshaven and in October 1945 in service with Smit.
In 1947 repaired at L.Smit & Zoon-Kinderdijk.
28-01-1952 grounded at Maasvlakte during salvage of MEROPE. Due to a collision with WITTE ZEE strain in her propeller and grounded. 25-01-1952 salvaged by W.A.v/d Tak and via Hellevoetsluis brought to Maassluis.
07-03-1952 sold to Heuvelman Staal - Krimpen a/d IJssel for scrap.

Photo's and drawing: Coll. Frits Jonkman
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