The Routes

Abbekerk only made 6 voyages. 2 long voyages to Japan and Australia in peacetime. Halfway her 3de long voyage Holland was invaded by Germany and this voyage ended in England.

When you click a voyage below or in the menu on the right you will find detailed information on that route, dates, ports and sometimes her cargo.
The routes in green are in convoy, those in red independent. 

Route first voyage

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February 1939 - July 1939 Hamburg - Singapore - Yokohama - Rotterdam Departure Arrival Remarks 1939 Hamburg Feb 26 Antwerp ...
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Route second voyage

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July 1939 - January 1940 Rotterdam - Sydney - Capetown - New York - Rotterdam Departure Arrival Remarks 1939 Hamburg ...
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Route third voyage

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January 1940 - June 1940 Rotterdam - Yokohama - Colombo - Capetown - Clyde (Glasgow) Only after leaving Rotterdam Abbekerk ...
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Route fourth voyage

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Augustus 1940 - April 1941 Glasgow (Clyde) - London Albert Dock - sunk - Glasgow (Clyde) Departure Arrival Remarks 1940 ...
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Route fifth voyage

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April 1941 - October 1941 Glasgow (Clyde) - Durban - Suez - Batavia - Panama Canal - Kingston - Glasgow ...
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Route sixth voyage

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November 1941 - August 1942 Glasgow (Clyde) - Durban - Singapore - Tjilatjap - Fremantle - Basra - Trinidad - ...
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