Holland America Line’s Rotterdam Arrives at New York City on Historic Maiden Call
Holland America Line’s Rotterdam arrived at New York City this morning (Oct.26) on its maiden call to the city following a transatlantic crossing that departed Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Oct. 15.
The ship is nearing the end of a 15-day cruise that is recreating the maiden voyage of Holland America Line’s first ship — Rotterdam I — that departed Rotterdam 150 years ago Oct. 15, 1872.
Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine officially declared today, Oct. 26, an “honorary day” for Holland America Line to recognize the occasion and the historic contributions of the company to Manhattan throughout its 150 years.
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