The Avenhorn wrecked on Woodstock Beach in a north-westerly gale on the night of 16-17 May.
Fortunately, no lives were lost when the Avenhorn ran aground. No cargo was lost either because the vessel was about to proceed to Mossel Bay to pick up a cargo of wheat for Batavia.
|Master||Thobiasz., A. Arend|
|People on board||100|
|Tonnage||880 ton (440 last)|
The whereabouts of the Avenhorn is currently unknown as it lies beneath reclaimed land.
- Dutch-Asiatic Shipping.
Details of voyage 8201.1 from Batavia.
- Lesa la Grange, Martijn Manders, Briege Williams, John Gribble and Leon Derksen (2023).
Dutch Shipwrecks in South African Waters: A Brief History of Sites, Stores and Archives [Unpublished].