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History

The Zambesi was in quarantine at the time that she wrecked. The vessel parted from her anchor cables in a strong easterly wind and wrecked. Fortunately, no lives were lost during the incident.

Description

There is some uncertainty about the exact tonnage of the vessel, though it may have been 131 tons.

MasterSchlomer
Length86 feet (26.2 m)
Width14.8 feet (4.5 m)
Draft8.5 feet (2.6 m)
Tonnage137 ton

References

New in MaSS

Wrecks of Flevoland

Burgzand Noord

13 Provinces

Dutch Presence in Cuba