William Barendsz

William Barendsz

Flk William Barendsz (1955). The ship was Nederlands second floating factory ship and was in service for Nederlandsche Maatschappij voor de Walvischvaart to 1964.
 
 
Ifølge Joost Scokkenbroek, ved Maritime Museum i Amsterdam, were Nederlands whaling after World War heavily state funded and without this one had it all gone with loss. The entire catch was thus subsidized by Dutch taxpayers.
 
from S.N. personal archive.
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