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stepping stones of maritime history

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History

The Company opened an office in Sadras because of the high quality of the cotton fabrics manufactured there. The town's claim to fame was the extreme care with which the textiles were dyed. Another major factor was the wide of variety of rough and polished stone the VOC was able to buy here to build houses in Batavia and Ceylon.

Description

Type: Hoeker
Built: Amsterdam, 1686
Owner: VOC kamer Amsterdam
Dimensions: 81 x 21,1 x 10
Tonnage: 50 last
Complement: 20

References

Down on 25 October

Burgzand Noord

Dutch Presence in Cuban Waters

World War II

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