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Splendour of the Tropic Bar

Splendour of the Tropic Bar

WestCord Hotels reconstructed the original lino floor-covering in the Tropic Bar, like it was in 1959. In cooperation with the Friends of steamship Rotterdam the original construction of the ceiling will be restored to (picture Paul...

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Separation wall restored

Separation wall restored

Friends of steamship Rotterdam have restored a part of the sliding walls that were used during liner voyages to separate two classes. Picture Jan-Willem Koene...

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Original trellis work in the Ambassador room

Original trellis work in the Ambassador room

In the Ambassador room, volunteers of our foundation have restored parts of the original trellis work at the bar and at the platform where so many musicians have been playing their music.The trellis work was removed during the refurbishment of the ship and found back...

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Airscoop is back on the forecastle of the ss Rotterdam

Airscoop is back on the forecastle of the ss Rotterdam

On Wednesday May 27 one of the three airscoops has been replaced on the forecastle of the ss Rotterdam. When build three airscoops were placed to provide fresh air in the boatswains store and engine room for the capstans and anchor winches. Rough weather at sea proved...

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