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stepping stones of maritime history


The Dolfijn was a small yacht. And arrived in Batavia as a prefab building kit . shipped on The Wesel to Batavia in 1635.

The Dolfijn took part in the Sea Battle at Goa against Spanish and Portuguese ships on 24th January 1638. The Dolfijn is depicted on a famous ets commemorating the battle (now in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam).


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