7th August 1929 – Today the Watergeus was launched as ‘Jantje’ from the shipyard A. Apol in Wirdum, Groningen.  The ship was 27.03 meters long and 5.27 meters wide. The engine was a Climax ruwolie motor giving 50 hp.  The Jantje could carry 130 tons of cargo and was build for the skipper H. Sannema  from Groningen.