| List of Migrant Ships in alphabetical order. If your ship is not listed I will have it in the archives
Achille Lauro_______ACHILLE LAURO (Willem Ruys) Built in 1947 in The Netherlands sold and Rebuilt: 1966 in Palermo . She made 5 trips a year to Australia. She departed Rotterdam on 13 -10-1972 for her final trip to Australia and left Melbourne 13-11 1972 but returned several years later in 14-1-1987 she arrived in Fremantle.
All the Generals:
Morton Muir Squir
Johan de witt
Johan van Oldenbarnevelt: 1930 Built by Nederland Ship building Co, Amsterdam.
Tonnage 19787 gross. Named in honour of a sixteenth- century Dutch statesman who was executed by his political enemies.
One of the biggest Dutch Passenger ships.
1950 Departed Amsterdam 5th September for her first voyage to Australia arriving in Fremantle 5th October1950, Melbourne 9th Oct. and Sydney 12th
1963 on the 8th March she was handed over to the Greek shipping line and her name was chanced in Lakonia.
1963 29th December Lakonia sank some 250 Miles west of Gibraltar.
Johan van Oldenbarnevelt ____________________ Arrivel date in Melbourne:
1950 Oct. 9 1955 Jan. 13 1959 May 5 1962 Jan 10
1951 Jan. 17 1955 Apr. 12 1959 July 30 1962 Feb. 5
1951 Apr. 30 1955 July 12 1959Nov. 9 1962May 8
1952 Feb. 27 1955 Nov 8 1960 Feb.15 1962 Aug. 6
1952 June 6 1956 Feb.15 1960 May 16 1962 Nov. 3
1952 Sept. 11 1956 May 13 1960Aug. 8 1962 Nov 16
1952 Dec. 7 1956 Aug. 14 1960 Nov. 6 1963 Jan 4
1953 July 30 1956 Dec. 8 1961 Jan.3
1953 Nov. 3 1957 Mar. 23 1961 Feb. 8
1954 Feb 6 1957 Oct. 31 1961 May 13
1954 May 4 1958 Feb. 11 1961 Aug.21
1954 Oct. 18 1958 May 4 1961 Dec. 11
1958 Nov. 8 1961 Dec. 27
Orion__________ORION was built in 1935 in Barrow. Her maiden voyage to Australia. Departing Tilbury 29-9-1935 She became a troop ship in W.W. 2 and resumed the srevice to Australia 25-2-1947. Her final voyage was 28-2-1963 leaving Tilbury. called in at Pireaus . She left Sydney on 8-4-1963 Melbourne 11-4-1963 and Fremantle 51-4-1963 returning to Tilbury.
Vivaldi ( Ugolino)
Volendam Built: 1922 in Belfast. First voyage to Australia leaving Batavia July 1946 arriving in Sydney 14-10-1946 and 10 days later Melbourne and visited Fremantle before returning to Rotterdam. She usually made one trip to Australia each year. Her last Australian voyage was on 17-10-1950 from Rotterdam arrived in Fremantle 20-11-1950 and Melbourne 27-11-1950 leaving Sydney on 2 December via Jakarta to Rotterdam.