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stepping stones of maritime history


The yacht Grotenbroek left Texel on 21 May 1626 for her maiden voyage to Asia. The ship was back in Holland on October 12, 1629.

Then departed November 6, 1630 for the second time. She arrived in Batavia April 28, 1631 and stayed in Asia.
Captured in July 1634 during a fight with a Portuguese yachtand wrecked on July 24, 1634 off the coast of Vietnam.



Down on 6 December

New in MaSS

Wrecks of Flevoland

Burgzand Noord

13 Provinces