Bonaire is a bird island, home to 145 species. The salt beds at the southern tip of the island, with one of the world's largest flamingo colonies, are a major tourist attraction. There are several resorts as well as rich scuba and snorkeling reefs. Part of its income is derived from Holland.
Couper was the manager.
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A single screw was powered by an aft-positioned 150-nhp three-cylinder triple expansion steam engine that used two single-ended boilers working at a pressure of 170 psi with four plain furnaces, 7.24 sq. M (78 sq. Ft) of grate surface and 250. 46 sq. M (2696 sq. Ft) of heating surface, giving ten knots. The cylinders measured 43. 18 cm, 69. 85 cm and 114. 3 cm with an 83. 82-cm stroke (17 in. 27/ in.
And 45 in. With a 33-in. Stroke).
Ross and Duncan in Glasgow manufactured the engine and ancillary machinery. She had water ballast, one steel deck, three bulkheads cemented, a 36. 88-m quarterdeck and a 10.