Captain Kleijn was a ships master in the 1940’s and 1950’s. His name is also sometimes spelt as Kleyn.
Capt. Kleijn joined the company in 1910 as 4th officer on the Nieuw Amsterdam (I)
He was appointed to captain in 1935.
He was appointed commodore in 1950 and retired in 1952.
After that made one more trip as captain on the Almdyk when King Leopold of Begium sailed on her from Lisbon to Aruba.
He passed away on the 17th. Of May 1968 in Leersum, the Netherlands.