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History

The Batavier has perished near an otherwise unknown island 'Hen with the Three Chicks', which must be somewhere southeast of Sulawesi.

The survivors, after many hardships,reached Rotterdam castle (Ujung Padang ) in Makassar with three money chests. The load of cloves has been lost.

Skipper Lindholm and his officers have been questioned for breach of contract.

Description

Yard: Batavia, 1735

MasterLindholm
Length120 feet (36.6 m)
Tonnage525 ton (263 last)

References

Down on 28 October

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