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MaSS

stepping stones of maritime history

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History

The Nieuw Vijvervreugd exploded in 1746 on the roadsted of Batavia.She was ready for her retour voyage. The Powderroom exploded.

Description

Type: Homeward bound
Built: VOC werf Middelburg, 1742
Owner: VOC chamber Zeeland
Length: 150 ft
Tonnage: 575 last
Complement: 149 crew, 136 soldiers
Master: Hendrik Bossen

References

Roman ships & sites

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Dutch Presence in Cuban Waters