1921 is another important year, both business wise and personally. This time Wagenborg extends its ferry services to the West, to Ameland.
On 27 May 1921 Egbert Wagenborg buys a new home “with its own land and garden” in Nieuwstad in Farmsum and the home office in Waterstraat is occupied by Egbert’s son Petrus Wagenborg and his wife Aaltje Wagenborg-Veenstra. Two children are born, Egbert and Albert but in 1923 Petrus tragically dies of tuberculosis. Egbert is determined to help his daughter-in-law Aaltje find a new life and helps her to become an inspector at the seaside resort on Schiermonnikoog island, where she is employed by N.V. Mij. Tot Exploitatie van Noordzeebaden and Wagenborg’s Passagiersdiensten. The family moves to Schiermonnikoog and around that time uncle Geert joins the company. He takes over the passenger service and starts to modernise it.