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On 18-05-1795 the SURSEANCE originally departed from the Cape; two days later the ship had to return because of adverse wind. In June, 1795, the SURSEANCE was taken by the English off St. Helena. On 05-09-1795 the ship was wrecked.


Built: yard in Middelburg, before 1786.

Bougfht by the VOC chambre Zeeland in 1786

MasterWiese, Diedrich
Length132 feet (40.2 m)
Tonnage768 ton (384 last)


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