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History

On 2 September 1742, during her sixth journey to patria, she ran aground near the Faroe Islands. In the accident 11 men drowned, while 79 crew members including the skipper were rescued. The cargo was completely lost.

Description

Type: Hekboot
Year of Construction: Built in 1722 for the Chamber of Amsterdam on the VOC shipyard in Amsterdam
In use from 1722 to 02/09/1742 (wrecked, Faroe Islands)
Length: 130 feet
Displacement: 325 last (650 tons)
Complement: 120-162

MasterSchutte, Herman
People on board94
Tonnage650 ton (325 last)

References

Down on 17 October

New in MaSS

Wrecks of Flevoland

Burgzand Noord

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