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History

The Buren was part of the 'kermis' (fair) fleet that departed from Texel on 28-10-1628. So called because of the October fair in Amsterdam.

The famous Batavia stranded on the Abrolhos islands near Australia was also part of this fleet.

The fleet: Batavia, Buren, Dordrecht, 's-Gravenhage, Assendelft, Kleine David en Zaandam (Saerdam).

Description

Yard: Enkhuizen 1628

Chamber of Enkhuizen
Tonnage: 200 , 100 last

Status

Dismantled after 1637 probably on the yard of Batavia.

References

Down on 28 July

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Wrecks of Flevoland

Burgzand Noord

Dutch Presence in Cuba