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History

The Amstelveen was lost on her second return voyage to Holland. She was lost between Batavia and Cape town somewhere in the Indian Ocean in January 1722.

Description

Type: East Indiaman (spiegelretour schip)
Yard: Amsterdam 
VOC chamber Amsterdam
Length: 160 voet
Tonnage: 1150 tons, 575 last 
Complement:  300 
Master: Theunis de Haan

References

Roman ships & sites

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World War II

Dutch Presence in Cuban Waters