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History

On board: Vice-admiraal Willem Volgers. The ship was wrecked on a voyage to China on 16-09-1663.

On 26-09-1662 the KENNEMERLAND, WAPEN VAN ZEELAND , VLAARDINGEN , RIJNLAND , KOGGE, VELDHOEN, and ZEERIDDER, and on 16-10-1662 the ORANJE (0972) departed from the Cape under command of Huibert de Laresse to attack Mozambique and to look for the missing ships of the return fleet under command of Arnold de Vlaming. The mission failed; the fleet sailed on to Batavia.

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