Dutch cruise ship MS Rotterdam making historic voyage to Plymouth

Holland America Line's New Rotterdam (May 2021)MS Rotterdam is visiting the port of its namesake and will be making a stop off in Plymouth. The ship’s maiden voyage was 150 years ago in 1872, en route from Rotterdam to New York.

The Holland America Line’s inaugural passenger liner, SS Rotterdam, called at Britain’s Ocean City in 1872 en route from Rotterdam, Holland to New York.

That maiden voyage saw the ship pick up additional passengers and mail at Plymouth before setting sail across the Atlantic.

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