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stepping stones of maritime history


In use by VOC from  1629. Amboina crossed three times from Holland to the East Indies.

On 19 January 1640 she went to Batavia and stayed in the East.

On 9 November 1647 she was deliberately sunk  near the Philippines. 


Type: fluyt
Yard: Amsterdam
VOC chamber Amsterdam
Tonnage: 550, 275 last
Complement: ca. 130

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