Fourth voyage


July 1940, Belfast

There were already quite a few other ships at anchor and several more were maneuvering to anchor. Suddenly we heard an enormous bang causing everybody…

September 1940, London

Yet our trips ashore were spoiled by the regularly recurring air-raid alarms. Often one did not see a single aircraft. Most likely the Germans only…


Winter 1940/41, London

At night the Germans came back and had no trouble finding the docks again. The whole dock area was in flames and they just dropped…


March 1941, London

Months had passed and it was now March 1941 and the repair of the ship had progressed slowly. It is worth mentioning that a cable…


Route fourth voyage

Augustus 1940 – April 1941
Glasgow – London – Glasgow
Abbekerk was bombed and sunk in Albert Dock during The Blitz. Took half a year to get her sailing again.