Records of The Netherlands India Dry Dock Co, building contractors, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Scope and Content

  • Administrative records 1873-1878

Administrative / Biographical History

The firm of Raalte Behrnd & Co , merchants, Glasgow, Scotland, contracted with Antonius G Bosch of Amsterdam, manager of The Netherlands India Dry Dock Co to execute and supply docks, jetties etc. at Batavia (now Jakata, Indonesia) and Sourabaya. Raalte Behrend & Co subcontracted with Hana, Donald & Co , engineers and shipbuilders, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, for them to do the work. Troubles followed, the original contract of 1873  being modified and Scottish firms agreeing to take shares in the Netherlands Dry Dock Co in 1879  .


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Acquisition Information

Gift : prior to 1966

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Custodial History

Records deposited via the Business Archives Council of Scotland with Economic History Department, Glasgow University, prior to 1966. Management of the collection transferred to Glasgow University Archives in 1975


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This material is original

Title and related units of description elements altered by Jenny Cooknell , Assistant Archivist, 6 September 1999

Updated by Lesley Richmond , Acting Director, 3 March 2000

Updated by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 28 February 2002