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WILLEM RUYS: 1947 - Large full-ship deck plan from 1952

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Royal Rotterdam Lloyd: A large (32" by 36") tissue deck plan of the WILLEM RUYS from 1952.

Seven decks are shown with a stylish First taking up the lion's share of space. Second Class was fitted into its traditional slot at the stern while underneath was a small Third Class. An even smaller Fourth Class was tucked into the bow.

Along the sides of Bridge Deck you can see the WILLEM RUYS's most innovative feature - lifeboats nestled inboard. More than a decade later ORIANA and CANBERRA would copy the design and today all large cruise ships are designed as such. Specifications are given in Dutch, English, and French.

Work on the ship began in 1939 but stopped shortly due to the war. The Nazis ordered work resumed but a deliberately slow pace by shipyard workers and sabotage by the Dutch Resistance kept progress to a minimum. At the end of WW2, the completion of the ship deemed a priority due to the heavy losses, both in ships and employees, suffered by the company. The liner was named WILLEM RUYS in honor of a company director murdered by the Nazis and Queen Wilhelmina granted the company a royal prefix for its invaluable services during the war.

Excellent condition.
$35.00
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