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Barge history

Posted by nigelorrmail on August 7, 2013 at 10:35 AM Comments comments (0)

M.S. “Waterman” History  

The ship was built as a self loading and unloading cargoship for agricultural produce. She, together with a sister ship, was built in 1925.

Her size was governed by the dimensions of a lock through which she had to pass between the river Noord and “Het Dode Maasje” which was an old branch of the “Oude Maas” in the polder south of Rotterdam . The lock to...

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