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The Krimpenwaard was wrecked in Algoa Bay in a south-easterly gale. When the ship grounded, its cargo of tin, sugar and coffee were also lost. Fortunately, no lives were lost during the event.


MasterKluit, Hendrik Pieter
Tonnage612 ton


It is thought that the shipwreck lies beneath reclaimed land.


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