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Departed 7 September 1751 from Texel . The wind drove her to the east on 18 September and she ran ashore on the island Sylt near  Denmark.

Part of her cargo was silver. No salvage attempts are reported at the time.


Type:  fluyt 
Yard: Amsterdam
Built: 1750
Owner: VOC chamber Amsterdam
Length 136 ft
Tonnage 850, 425 last
Complement: 87


There are reports that the Amstelland is discovered.


  • Dutch-Asiatic Shipping.
    Details of voyage 3530.1 from Texel.
    Huygens ING.
  • Nigel Pickford.
    The Atlas of Shipwrecks & Treasure: The History, Location, and Treasures of Ships Lost at Sea.

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