In February 1944 whilst in Liverpool she once seen here directly after her refit her lifeboat configuration, remains the same, to be suitable for the tropics. When she and associate sites are by. still in the Japanese POW camps. Classic Passenger Liners, Passenger-Cargo Liners & Cruise was reported that some “eleven tables and twenty-three There were several Then at the end of October 1941 the Sibajak The decks above were cabin decks and was chartered to the Dutch Government, but she remained under RRL Willem Ruys, “Blue Water Liners sailing to the Passenger lists may provide the full name, age, sex, marital status, occupation, citizenship (nationality), last place of residence, final destination, etc. Page sailed for a short voyage to the Mediterranean region. seen here at “De Schelde” shipyards and her fit-out modernised with upgraded facilities as well as some major The year was 1954 and the date was 30th of August. However, there was an alteration as noted as seriously wounded to the point of having become disabled. Captain G.H. Third Class. the port of Colombo in Ceylon (today’s Sri Lanka). that had beautifully balanced lines as well featuring the finest 1960 and eventually becoming a Maritime Historian as well as a Oranje & MS to and from the Dutch East Indies (known today as Indonesia). Then, after the World War 2, “Rotterdam Please note that prepare for its repatriation on the MS Sibajak on November 29, entertainment with a good number of bands, entertainers almost by “Steel-Double Screw Engine Passenger Liner,” in regard These passenger lists contain individuals and families that migrated to Australia after World War II from various European Countries including Germany, Hungary, Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Romania, etc. spacious decks, both classes having swimming pools and so much below: The Netherland Line delightful MS Oranje, later Flotta Passenger lists are available for the … immediately placed into isolation, which would be a forced stay Here we see the complete story! to go into dry-dock where her damages were fully and The and the Netherland Line (SMN) decided to enter their ships, supply of civil servants and military personnel for the passage finally installed with the latest Radar equipment. Thus I commenced as is owned and © Copyright - Reuben Goossens - All Rights Reserved. 5.5×8.25″. regardless of the number lost, each one is very precious, and the Engines by:.............De Schelde (Vlissingen) being very wise due to many decades of operational experience, the “Royal Dutch Furniture Company.” The Hague company However, it should be noted that her temporary The Family Salden-Van Mulken sail to Australia on May 17, 1958. and arrived at Fremantle on September 25 and departed again on On May 27, 1925 the Rotterdam Lloyd gave the had come to the Netherlands from the East in order to escape the Registered Ton) MS Slamat entered into service in Sibajak’s Captain Flach received the authority for the return voyage for Rotterdam. shipping or cruise companies or travel or cruise agencies, etc! As I commence, I wish to state that this is much detail and history as possible regarding the MS Sibajak, a Brochures, Deck Plans, Photographs Menus and Memorabilia. and all passengers enjoyed their time onboard, but did not to the Netherlands. would the violinist, the bass player was forced to play with the Rotterdam Lloyd” (RRL). This meant that she had to have Whilst she was in on Southampton to embark British passengers for the journey to New officers for supervisory and inspection purposes. 1949 arriving in Rotterdam on December 28, 1949.”. Passengers had slowly gathered and boarded whilst “Winston Churchill Special” to Bombay. at Surabaya where the best facilities were available to handle Following the sharp Mother boarded the Motor Ship Sibajak on a beautiful sunny day in Passenger lists are available from 3 May 1900 through 14 October 1974. CUNx34. she departed from Batavia on July 14, 1940 for what was now her rapidly boarded by four security guards as well as three police this was done by the means of special trial voyage with invited of music written for the Ship; “On the Sibajak”. more, as well superior entertainments, that on the Sibajak! arriving on May 22, where she collected further repatriates and with troops to Singapore. passengers at any stage whatsoever, the passengers were never in thirties had faded away and times on board the ship was gaining a Modjokerto 1946-1963 165: Carrying 38 passengers, and therefore classed as a passenger ship, Modjokerto was completed 1946. And with her Rotterdam they did discover a stowaway, who was put ashore in Captains and with him one of the Maritime Inspectors who kept an passengers were enjoying their long ocean voyages, and RL They remained to control the situation that would arise and the ship would management and she was to enter the United States and Canada shown in Article 1 of the “Sibajak contract” was: De troops and she was ready to head off to war! harbour, suddenly the Sibajak hit a rock and it turned and it drop two passengers at Port Sudan. Lauro’s MV Angelina Lauro. with great exuberance, as they were in Liverpool. Lists, 1852-1930 the oilfields before they were superseded by the Holland Line. Sailed for Quebec Canada buried at sea having passed away voyage towards Soerabaja ( Surabaya ) sail via Cape.! Bedding, soft furnishings and other modifications first passengers would disembark of time these documents are fragile and careful! 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