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10:10:57  Scheveningen-Passagiersschip  

Op 19 april vetrekt uit Bordeaux de Doulos, het oudste nog aktieve passagiersschip ter wereld.
Zij komt de 22ste april om 13.00 aan te Scheveningen. Het betreft een mini-cruise.

MV Doulos is recognised by the Guinness Book of Records as the oldest active ocean-going passenger ship in the world.

Built by Newport News SB&DD Co - Virginia, U.S.A.
Lenghth: 428ft/130.5m - Beam: 55ft/16.8m - gt 5,426 - 4 coal fired boilers - triple expansion steam engine - speed 14 kt.
1914 Entered service as Medina for Mallory Steamship Company - cargo trade US East Coast to Gulf of Mexico.
1948 Sold to Cia San Miguel, S.A. - Rebuilt for Australian immigrant service - gt 6,549 - Pass capacity: 981- Renamed Roma
1952 Sold to Costa Line - rebuilt - re-engined with diesels - Pass capacity: 820 - Italy-South America run - Renamed Franca C
1959 Converted into a full time cruise ship - gt 6,822 - Pass capacity 552 in one class.
1970 Re-engined, sailing in the Mediterranean until 1977 - speed 15 knots.
1977 Sold to Gute Bücher für Alle e.V. for a career as a Christian missionary ship - Renamed Doulos (Greek for "servant")
1993 Refitted with new diesel alternators and an electrical main switchboard.
Her lido and pool are now home to a book shop, and most of her Costa accommodation has been rebuilt, but her profile is still that of a classic liner.

Inzending Raimond


10:20:41  Scheveningen-Passagiersschip

m.v. DOULOS serving the nations.


14:14:02  Scheveningen-Passagiersschip
zal hem in de gaten houwen huug ben er toch.


14:23:22  Scheveningen-Passagiersschip
Wel apart Rinus. Scheveningen als Cruise haven!
Alvast bedankt.
gr. Huug

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