Botland was built in the Netherlands by the Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC), the Dutch East India Company, in 1769, and made three successful voyages to the Dutch East Indies and back to the Netherlands. On 04-01-1783 the Botland was wrecked in the harbor of Colombo.
Type: Most likely a Dutch East Indiaman (spiegelretourschip) based on known specifications.
Built: 1752 for the Dutch East India company (VOC)
Length: 150 foot
Tonnage: 1150 tons, 575 lasts
Captain on final voyage: Jakob Johnson