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History

In 1783 or early in 1784 the Compagnies Welvaren, sailing from Batavia to Ceylon, was wrecked.

Description

Names: 1772 Wakkerheid; 1779 Welvaren, Compagnies
Type: Dutch Eastindiaman
Built: yard Amsterdam, 1772
Owner: DEIC chamber Amsterdam
Length: 150, biggest charter
Tonnage: 575
Complement: 200
Master: Christiaan Frederik Winterheim

References

Down on 24 November

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Wrecks of Flevoland

Burgzand Noord

Dutch Presence in Cuba