Dayboat of the Flushing Line, Royal Mail Service between England and the Continent

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Title

Dayboat of the Flushing Line, Royal Mail Service between England and the Continent

Subject

Dayboat Nederland (1886-1910)
Zeeland SS Co.
Vlissienge (Flushing), Netherlands
Queenborough, England,
Royal Mail Ship (RMS)
Transportation 1886-1910,
British Royal Mail

Description

1 photographic postcard recto and verso.

Dayboat carries passengers and mail along the Flushing Line between Queensborough, England and Vlissienge, Netherlands.

Creator

Unknown

Source

The dayboat Nederland, of Zeeland SS Co. Fleet, was contracted by British Royal Mail, and carried mail and passengers between Queensborough, England and Vlissienge (Flushing) Netherlands from 1886-1910.

Publisher

Unknown

Date

Published 1907-1909

Format

JPEG

Language

en

Type

Photographic postcard with divided back, 3.5 x 5.5. in.

Identifier

mv_dayboat_recto.jpg
mv_dayboat_verso.jpg

Abstract

Paddle steamers were modified as dayboats for transportation during this era to and the Nederland, of Zeeland SS Co. Fleet, was contracted by British Royal Mail to carry mail and passengers between Queensborough, England and Vlissienge (Flushing) Netherlands from 1886-1910.

The Nederland was built by Fairfields, and had two broad black turbines. It was used as a day service ship between England and the Netherlands. The ship was replaced by new turbines in 1910, dating the particular ship between 1886-1910.

References

For more information, see http://www.simplonpc.co.uk/SMZ1.html .

Provenance

Original Collection passed from Gertrude Kinnear to her sister Luree Jobe to her daughter Eleanor Jobe, who left it to her niece Elizabeth A. Mealy who left it to her granddaughter Caitlin Mealy.

Rights Holder

For rights and permissions, please contact Caitlin Mealy, catydids515@gmail.com.

Publisher Location Item Type Metadata

Location

Unknown, the use of English, points to production in Great Britain.

Producer

Unknown, suspected that the Royal Mail Service produced the postcard.

Files

mv_dayboat_recto.jpg
mv_dayboat_verso.jpg

Citation

Unknown, “Dayboat of the Flushing Line, Royal Mail Service between England and the Continent,” Omeka 389, accessed April 17, 2024, https://omeka.lib.jmu.edu/389/items/show/577.