In 1691, she wrecked off Point Pedro in modern day Sri Lank carrying 47 sailors, 40 soldiers, and 3 passengers. The ship was subsequently broken up and the wood was used to build a new boat.
is a Kat, which is a Dutch ship type from the 17th and 18th centuries that was used in the Netherlands, England, and Scandanavia mostly as a merchant vessel. These vessels were very angular, with a flat bottom and shallow draft, suitable to shallow waters. They were light but slow, and could not be heavily loaded.
Length: 116 ft
Beam: 27 ft
Moulded depth (top of keel to bottom of upper deck): 12 ft
|Master||Jan van Haaren van Amsterdam|
- Dam, Pieter van.
Beschrijvinge van de Oostindische Compagnie 1639-1701.
- Atlas of mutual heritage.
- NA 1.04.02 (VOC) 1492, fol 321.