The Dutch East India Company's shipping between the Netherlands and Asia 1595-1795

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Details of voyage 4393.3 from Texel to Ceylon

Number 4393.3
Name of ship GANGES
Master Paardekoper, Jan
Tonnage 1150
Type of ship
Built 1775
Yard Amsterdam
Chamber Amsterdam
Date of departure 07-07-1782
Place of departure Texel
Arrival at Cape 02-12-1782
Departure from Cape 10-02-1783
Date of arrival at destination 03-08-1783
Place of arrival Ceylon
Particulars The master was commandeur of the fleet (4392-4399). The GANGES originally departed om 11-09-1781; five days later the ship returned to Texel. The GANGES sailed via Mauritius. After having arrived at Ceylon the ship continued its voyage to Batavia, where it cast anchor on 15-11-1783. The high death-rate among the crew was due to scurvy. See also the BOT (4392).
Next homeward voyage 8106.3

On Board The number on board at departure. I The number dying between the Netherlands and the Cape. II The number who left the ship at the Cape. III The number who came on board at the Cape. IV The number dying on the whole voyage. V The number on board on arrival in Asia. VI
Total 301 172 72

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