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History

The Vrijheid foundered some 24 miles from the Mbizane River after the vessel had sprung a leak, however the exact location of the wreck site is unknown. Fortunately, the entire crew was saved.

Description

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Tonnage232 ton (116 last)

References

  • Jan de Haan.
    Brik, Geschiedenis der scheepvaart.
  • 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    Dutch Shipwrecks in South African Waters: A Brief History of Sites, Stores and Archives [Unpublished].
  • SAHRA Database.

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