Constructed as a steam icebreaker tow in the Bolnes shipyard in Rotterdam.
Purchased by the Royal Dutch Navy to serve as a tow for their seaplane fleet.
Price paid was 36,000 Dutch Guilders. Registered under the name 'Sleepdienst 2'.
Five such ships were in service for the navy. In addition to this boat, it is believed only 1 other survived torpedoing during the Second World War. It is now preserved in the Royal Dutch Naval Museum in Den Helder.
The entire hull was re-plated and re-riveted in the Rijkswerf Willemsoord in Den Helder by the navy and returned to service.
Germany's Third Reich Navy commandeered the ship and used it to lay mines.
Served to tow the Royal Dutch Yacht 'Piet Hein' from Scheveningen to Amsterdam with Queen Wilhelmina and the Royal Family on board as they returned from their exile in England after the liberation.
Rechristened as 'RS03' to serve as a regional tow.
Served as a tow for naval artillery targets.
Set in service to support a guard ship. Name change to 'A843'.
Set in service to support a naval transport vessel, 'Pelikaan'. A843's steam power provided the hot water to start Pelikaan's steam engine.
Name change to 'Y8006'.
Served to deliver drinking water to naval vessels.
Retired from the Royal Dutch Navy and sold to a trading company from Wormer, The Netherlands.
Purchased by a private individual from Groningen, The Netherlands to be rebuilt as a motor-sailer/home for a family of 4.
Two mast tower rigging completed with a 20 metre steel foremast and equal height wooden main mast.
Modern diesel engine installed.
Afterdeck raised. A large steering house and long running keel fitted to ship.
Name change to 'Ingrid'.
Purchased by Jeroen Janssen who transformed the ship to its current condition at a shipbuilding yard in Groningen.
Name change to 'AnaGronisme' - sailing out of Groningen.
The ship's new profile emerged with its new schooner rigging of 220 metres of sail. The interiors underwent a complete metamorphosis to attain their present refined state.
Sailed to the new mooring in Amsterdam Westerdock.
A zeebrief was issued to the vessel with the number 7282 Z G 2004 under the name of ‘Balder’ of Amsterdam.
The ship sailed to south Sweden to a new mooring in Skillinge harbour. 80 square metre genoa added to the rigging.