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The Prince Willem made four trips to the Indies. On departure from Texel October 12, 1627 the fleet consisted of the ships Delfshaven, Flying Dragon, Kampen, Nassau, Terschelling, Ter Veere, Vlieland, Vlissingen, Wieringen, Prince Willem and Zeeburg.

Stranded Strait Sunda, near Pig island. The cargo was recovered and the crew (102) rescued. The ship broken up.


MasterVerbeek, Laurens Cornelisz.
People on board102


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