Geertruida Gerarda

A four-masted steel barque built in 1904 by J. & K. Smit, Krimpen aan de Lek. Dimensions: 91,96×13,61×7,48 meters [301'9"×44'8"×24'7"] and tonnage: 2505 GRT and 2404 NRT.

Rigged with royal sails over double top and topgallant sails.

1904 November 19
Launched at the shipyard of J. & K. Smit, Krimpen aan de Lek, for P. van der Hoog, Krimpen aan de Lek. Captain J. van der Laag was given command of the ship.
C.J. Lels became the managing owner.
1910 July 30
Sold to Rhederei Akt. Gesellschaft von 1896, Hamburg, for DEM 157.000 and was renamed Olympia. Assigned the German signal RQLW. The new measurements were 88,72×13,64×7,58 meters and 2507 GRT.
In command of Captain H. Schipman.
In command of Captain W. Peters.
Interned at Iquique for the duration of the war.
Handed over to the Italian Government as war damage compensation. Captain Cacace.
Broken up in Genoa.

Updated 1997-05-10 by Lars Bruzelius.

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