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On 18-05-1795 the HOUGLY originally departed from the Cape; two days later the ship had to return because of adverse wind. In June, 1795, the HOUGLY was captured by the English off St. Helena; while sailing to Cork in Ireland they set the ship on fire and sank it (01-09-1795).


Type: Dutch East Indiaman
Built: yard Amsterdam, 1788
Owner: DEIC chamber Amsterdam
Length: 150
Tonnage: 575 last
Master: Arnold Rogge


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