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History

During the disaster, the ships Iepenrode, Goudriaan, Flora, Buis and Duinbeek were smashed. The ships Westerwijk, Rodenrijs and Victoria stranded. Only the Papenburg was 'miraculously' preserved. 208 crew members lost their lives. (GM)
Following this disaster, it was investigated whether the Saldahna bay 100 km to the north would be a better rendezvous place for the VOC. This ultimately did not happen.

Description

Type: hekboot
Built: Oostenburg, Amsterdam, 1730
Owner: VOC chamber Amsterdam
Tonnage: 425 last
Complement: 115
Master: Gerrit Pik

References

Down on 28 September

Burgzand Noord

Dutch Presence in Cuban Waters

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World War II