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Randwijk

 

(Screw Steamer: tonnage 4,200 (dw.); length 2875 (between perpendiculars); beam 452; draft 209; speed 10 knots)

 

Built by Jan Smit, Albasserdam, Holland, and launched in 1912, Randwijk (No. 2546), owned by Erhard & Dekkers, was placed in the Naval Overseas Transportation Service and commissioned 2 April 1918. However, prior to active service, Randwijk was returned to the Shipping Board on 23 April of the same year.


16 September 2005