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The ss Rotterdam re-opens

The ss Rotterdam re-opens

Good news about the ss Rotterdam! Hotel-bookings on the ship can be made. Even a cruise-at-the-quay is possible. From June 1 the restaurants and terraces are open on Lido and Upper-promenade deck. More information on the special page on ss Rotterdam by WestCord Hotels...

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Conservation and restoration on the ss Rotterdam

Conservation and restoration on the ss Rotterdam

Students of the department Conservation and restoration of the University of Amsterdam had a workshop on the ss Rotterdam. The workshop was called ‘Identification of materials and damages, preventive conservation and first aid’. Their specialities were:...

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ss Rotterdam 10 years open

ss Rotterdam 10 years open

10 years ago, on February 15 2010 the ss Rotterdam opened her doors for the public. WestCord Hotels, celebrates this jubilee with a program you can find on: ss Rotterdam 10 years open It was a cold winters day. Pictures taken by Klaas Krijnen

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Examining art, interior and pictures

Examining art, interior and pictures

During the past two weeks students of the University of Amsterdam examined art, interior and pictures on the ss Rotterdam. As a part of the master Conservation and restoration of Cultural heritage the university organized together with the Cultural heritage Agency a...

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The Christmas star is back again

The Christmas star is back again

Our volunteers have restored the traditional Christmas star. Like in the old days the star is shining between the smoke stacks. Picture Klaas Krijnen The restored star has been mounted. Picture Koos Sanderse Our volunteer Ton Lenselink and his collegues have spent...

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ss Rotterdam A world class heritage

ss Rotterdam A world class heritage

On November 26 Nico Guns presented to Jennifer Westers the first copy of the book ‘ss Rotterdam A world class heritage’. This book is a translated and extended version of a previous Dutch edition. It is for sale in the Lynbaanshop on board and in bookshops...

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Ocean Wine Bar

Ocean Wine Bar

During November the Ocean Bar has been transformed into the Ocean Wine Bar. We took part in de process by giving advise about furniture and restoring the cupboards behind the bar. Some of the doors of the cupboards were missing and the decoration had been damaged...

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The end of the maiden voyage

The end of the maiden voyage

On September 11 1959 the ss Rotterdam finished her maiden voyage from Rotterdam to New York. Princess Beatrix used the maiden voyage to attend the Hudson festivities. 350 years ago Henry Hudson sailed on the river that afterwards was named after him. At 8 AM Princess...

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Maiden voyage ss Rotterdam

Maiden voyage ss Rotterdam

60 years ago, on September 3 1959, the ss Rotterdam started her maiden voyage to New York. Princess Beatrix was on board to visit the Hudson-festivities, organized to commemorate that 350 years ago Henry Hudson sailed upon the river that in after years was named after...

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