Photograph of SS Volendam leaving the Netherlands, July 11, 1950

Item

Title

Photograph of SS Volendam leaving the Netherlands, July 11, 1950

Description

Black and white photograph of SS Volendam departing from Rotterdam, the Netherlands, July 11, 1950. The ship is visible from its starboard side.

Contributor

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 , Ann Rowley, Kästle Van Der Meer

Creator

Ann Rowley

Date

July 11, 1950

Format

JPEG

Provenance

Donated to Pier 21, October 16, 2009, by Ann Rowley.
Ann Rowley (née Antje Bras) immigrated to Canada from the Netherlands with her parents, Hendrik and Grietje Bras, and her two brothers, Henk and Hans. They arrived in Halifax on July 20, 1950 on board SS Volendam and settled in Ontario. Her two married older sisters, Rika and Gerda, remained in the Netherlands and Henk returned c. 1952.

Rights Holder

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21