LOT 1540


De Nederlandse Walviscourant. Published on board m.s. "Willem Barendsz.". Maandag, 21 December 1959. 14th volume no 15. Contains the productions results, football results and news + Program of the Christmas service held on Christmas Day 1955 on board the m.s. "Willem Barendsz" out whaling in the Southern Polar Seas. 4pp., a card sent from the Willem Barendsz, with postage stamp of the Barendsz, but the postage stamp has been soaked off - and the book De Willem Barendsz 1946-'47. A. Melchior, with an introduction by W.H. Bierman (both ship's doctors), Gottmer, Haarlem, 1947. 235 pp. in half cloth.

*Message of that day: Thursday evening, the m.s. Oranje has been hit by a gigantic wave off the South Australian coast, causing the ship to incline 3 x 44 degrees. Fourteen passengers suffered light injuries, while cases of Shock were also reported. On board the Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, twins have been born."

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