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She arrived from Texel at the Cape on 11-5-1637, and was wrecked there a week later.

This took place before the VOC had a permanent station at Cape town.


Built: 1627
Yard: Enkhuizen
Chamber of West Friesland Hoorn
Master: Hendrik Orsel

Complement: ca 80

MasterOrsel, Hendrik
People on board80
Tonnage600 ton (300 last)


  • .R. Bruijn, F.S. Gaastra, I. Schöffer.
    DAS 6998.3.
    Huygens ING.

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