In 1771 the Lycochton was struck by lightning and burnt.
Katwijk († 1633, 389 years ago)Yuanquiang, China
Katwijk aan den Rijn († 1786, 236 years ago)Simon's town, South Africa
Zaanstroom III (IJM 188) († 1916, 106 years ago)North Sea, Netherlands
J.T. Cremer (IJM 120) († 1916, 106 years ago)Noordzee, Netherlands
Safe († 1939, 83 years ago)North Sea
Meeuw12 mijl ZO Noordhinder
SidneyObrerstad fyr, Norway
Oceaan (1899)Longships, United Kingdom
The Zuiderzee played an important role in the economy of the Low Countries since reaching its largest size in the Late Middle Ages.
In the Wadden Sea lies the national monument Burgzand Noord, a location where sixteen historic shipwrecks from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries have been preserved.
In the '13 Provinces' project, volunteers and students uncover the extensive and varied maritime history of the Netherlands through local research.