GOP ratifies Democrats Old Dutch Liner Will Be Scrapped Â·HOEfOKEN, N. J. (JF Dutch .liner Veendam, described the' "Graceful Old. Lady" of the sea, is heading for the scrap The 30-year-old Holland-America Holland-America Line ship pulled into the harbor harbor last night to end her final Atlantic crossing without any fanfare. fanfare. Since she was christened, the Veendam carried some 250,000 passengers on 393 trips across Atlantic. Now there's just one more voyage left--to Baltimore where she will be scrapped by the Bethlehem Steel Co. Capt. Harm Oldenburger says there won't . be any celebration when he takes the Veendam on the trip to Baltimore. "When you .bring a person to grave--no festival," he said.