Royal Rotterdam Lloyd
(Koninklijke Rotterdamsche Lloyd)

Netherlands


Rotterdamsche Lloyd (Rotterdam Lloyd)
Sailings December 1926-December 1927
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Tjerimai
Insulinde
Patria
Tabanan
Slamat
Tambora
Indrapoera
Rotterdam, Southampton, Tangier, Marseilles, Port Said, Suez, Colombo, Sabang, Belawan Deli, Singapore, Batavia

(From the collection of David Levine)
Click on the image for larger view (at David's site Graphic Design from the 1920s and 1930s in Travel Ephemera)
Rotterdam Lloyd
Sailings 1935

(From the collection of David Levine)
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Nederland Line/Rotterdam Lloyd
Sailings 1937

(From the collection of David Levine)
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Nederland Line/Rotterdam Lloyd
Sailings 1938

Rotterdamsche Lloyd (Rotterdam Lloyd)
Sailings November 1938-October 1939 (issued December 1938)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Baloeran
Dempo
Indrapoera
Sibajak
Slamat
Rotterdam, Southampton, Lisbon, Tangier, Gibraltar, Marseilles, Port Said, Suez, Colombo, Sabang, Belawan, Singapore, Batavia

Nederland Line/Royal Rotterdam Lloyd
Sailings March-December 1950 (issued March 1950)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Nederland Line:
Oranje Amsterdam, Southampton, Port Said, Colombo (except two first voyages eastbound), Belawan-Deli, Singapore, Djakarta
Royal Rotterdam Lloyd:
Willem Ruys Rotterdam, Southampton, Port Said, Belawan-Deli, Singapore, Djakarta.
Called at Colombo on first two homeward voyages.

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Sailings December 1954-November 1955 (issued November 1954)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Willem Ruys Rotterdam, Southampton, Port Said, Colombo, Belawan, Singapore, Djakarta.
Return voyages: Djakarta, Singapore, Belawan, Colombo, Port Said, Naples, Gibraltar, Southampton, Rotterdam.

Sailings March 1963-October 1964 (issued March 1963)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Willem Ruys Typical voyages (round-the-world):
Rotterdam, Southampton, Port Said, Suez, Colombo, Singapore, Melbourne, Sydney, Wellington, Callao, Balboa, Port au Prince, Port Everglades, Bermuda, Southampton, Rotterdam

(Fremantle and New York were called at on other voyages.)

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See the archives section for more brochures of Royal Rotterdam Lloyd.

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Royal Rotterdam Lloyd fleet information, history etc. on the following website:

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The Simplon Postcards website has a page on Royal Rotterdam Lloyd with many postcards/photos
and also a separate page on the Willem Ruys, later famous as the Achille Lauro.

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Shiplovers Homepage, maintained by Roel Zwama, is a website on Dutch merchant ships.
There are pages, with photos and details (in Dutch), on the Willem Ruys and other Rotterdam Lloyd liners.

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Then please credit them as being from the collection of Björn Larsson,
and preferably provide a link to my Introduction page.
Thank you!
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may not be used without prior permission from its owner.

This page last updated June 24, 2012.