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Crashed while sailing up the Ganges at the Jannegat. One of the fairways of the Ganges. The accident was caused by a mistake by the pilot Dirk Verburg so that the Voorburg got stuck outside the fairway. (Gen Mis Part 13, GS 258 p. 156)

The coins were salvaged and the cargo worth 94,951 was lost.


Type: flute ship
Built: Delfshaven
Propulsion: sail
Rigging: 3 master

Length: 140
Tonnage: 440


  • Mossel (1756).
    Generale Missiven Deel 13, GS 258, p.156.

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