1915 – Built in Scheveningen as a sailing trader/fishing vessel
1917 – During World War I she is reported missing in the English Channel
1925 – Found abandoned in the Congo River by a Scheveningen fisherman who brings her back to the Netherlands
1928 – First engine installed
1926-1940 – Operates mostly as a cargo ship in the northern seas
During World War II, she is involved in running arms for the Norwegian Resistance.
1944 – She is once again reported missing
1947 – This time she reappears in Newfoundland. No trace is found of the crew or what/where she has been for the past three years.
After being brought back to the Netherlands she resumes operating as a cargo ship.
1955 – Sold to Norway
Spends the next 40 years along the Norwegian coast as a cargo and fishing ship. Also makes many voyages to Iceland and Greenland
1995 – Her trading days are over and she is converted back into a sailing ship.
Now available for charter…
It seems like the story of a ghost ship. Great story J! Fascinating. I do like this veil of mystery.