Zaandam I

3,063 gross tons

1882 - 1897

Zaandam I

Iron construction with two full decks and could be rigged as a brig. First ship built by the Company in the Netherlands. Sold to Austro America in June of 1897 and renamed Styria, then resold to the Luckenbach Steamship Co. in 1902 and renamed Julia Luckenbach. Foundered in January 1913 as the result of a collision in the Chesapeake Bay.

Previous Name(s): None
Tonn. Brt: 3,063 Nrt: 2,282 Dwt: 3,759
Built at: Nederlandsche Stoomboot Maatschappij, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Built: 1882 Yard No.: 117
Engines: One two-cylinder compound steam engine by yard
Engine output: 1,700 Ihp. Props: One (fixed)
Service Speed: 11 knots
Length o.a.: 101.00 meters Length Bpp: 97.50 meters
Beam o.a.: 12.00 meters Depth: 9.52 meters
Pax. Cap.: 50 First, 424 Third Class
Crew: 51
Sister ships: Edam, Leerdam
Remarks: Bunker capacity 978 tons of coal at 35 tons per day

Illustration and Ship Data from the book,
125 Years of Holland America Line
by H.A. Dalkmann and A.J. Schoonderbeek, Pentland Press 1998.

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