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History

The Merenberg ran aground off Crookhaven in Ireland. Its cargo was taken over by the outward-bound ship Eikenwoud (renamed Merenberg) which departed from Texel in March, 1787. The stranded Merenberg was broken up in 1787.

Description

Type: East Indiaman
Built:  Hoorn, 1773
Owner: DEIC chamber Enkhuizen
Tonnage:  425 last
Complement: 
Master: Willem de Wijn

References

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