Third voyage


May 1940, Madras

It was a nice summer’s day in Holland. In the port of Colombo the Captain of the Abbekerk ordered the officers and crew members to…


Route third voyage

January 1940 – June 1940 Rotterdam – Yokohama – Colombo – Capetown – Glasgow
Abbekerk was secretly rerouted directly to Japan via the Panama Canal as the Pacific was seen as the safest area for a neutral ship.