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Maritime Historian, Cruise‘n’Ship Reviewer
Author & Maritime Lecturer
“Memories of the JVO”
m.s. Johan van Oldenbarnevelt
m.s. Johan van Oldenbarnevelt is seen departing
final departure from
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* Chapter 1 (Part One) The New Pride of the Netherlands. Building, then interiors from Bridge to C (Promenade) Deck.
* Chapter 1 (Part Two) The New Pride of the Netherlands. Interiors from C Deck (2nd.Class) to F Deck.
Chapter 2 JVO the Trooper.
Chapter 3 A New Service
* Chapter 4 New Lease of Life
* Chapter 5 JVO the Cruise Ship
* Chapter 6 Goodbye JVO *
Chapter 7 Cruise Ship TSMS Lakonia.
* Chapter 8 Lakonia's Final Voyage This Chapter has 17 new photographs and stories – Dec 2009.
Chapter 9 The End is Near.
Chapter 10 Conclusion
Page One Boelen Family – The night the JVO almost went down.
Page Two Pieter Goldhoorn –1947 – a
soldier’s voyage to the East Indies (
Page Three William Hamlyn – 1945 Royal Signalman’s voyage home from wartime duties.
Page Four Laszlo Pal – A Voyage to
Page Five Harold Heasman – His service on the JVO from March 1942 to August 1943.
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