Bleijenburg had made a successful journey to the Dutch East Indies and was returning to the Netherlands carrying a cargo of porcelain, when she was lost between Batavia and the Cape of Good Hope. She was carrying 105 seamen, 20 soldiers, 4 craftsmen, 10 VOC employees, and 1 passenger. Her captain, Jan Lindeboom, is recorded as going down with his ship, although some of the crew survived and were rescued.
Type: unknown, but most likely a spiegelretourschip (East Indiaman) based on known specifications.
Captain: Jan Lindeboom (Lindenboom)
Length: 160 feet
Tonnage: 550 last (1100 tons)