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The Schuilenburg left Cape Town for Simonstown with provisions, but ran into a violent storm and disappeared. It was thought to have been the wreck at Clifton 2nd beach, but this was later identified as being the Sao Jose.


MasterToon, Jan Tobias
People on board57
Tonnage300 ton (150 last)


The location of this wreck remains unknown.


  • DAS 3433.1.
  • SAHRA Database.
  • Lesa la Grange, Martijn Manders, Briege Williams, John Gribble and Leon Derksen (2024).
    Dutch Shipwrecks in South African Waters: A Brief History of Sites, Stores and Archives [Unpublished].
  • Willem van de Velde de Jonge.
    A Galjoot at anchor.

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