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

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Details of voyage 4477.1 from Texel to Batavia

Number 4477.1
Name of ship MEEUWTJE
Master Breem, Huibert den
Tonnage 400
Type of ship
Built 1783
Yard Amsterdam
Chamber Amsterdam
Date of departure 22-12-1784
Place of departure Texel
Arrival at Cape 17-04-1785
Departure from Cape 05-01-1786
Date of arrival at destination 02-05-1786
Place of arrival Batavia
Particulars At the Cape the Company's authorities decided to send the MEEUWTJE to the Bay of the Delagoa River and to St. Augustin's Bay at Madagascar in order to look for the homeward-bound HARMONIE (8124) and OVERDUIN (8127) and a store-ship, which had departed from Batavia in November 1784 and were missing since. After having returned to the Cape the MEEUWTJE finally continued its voyage to Batavia. See the AVENHORN (4479). The following data refer to the MEEUWTJE as well as to the GERECHTIGHEID (4482), the IJSTROOM (4486), the BEVERWIJK (4491), the NEGOTIE (4497), the TEXELSTROOM (4498), the ZAANSTROOM (4499), the ZOUTMAN (4501), the DUIFJE (4508), and the VREDENBURG (4511): 1704 seafarers, 461 soldiers, 80 craftsmen, and 51 passengers including 24 Chinese departed from Texel; 1545 seafarers, 345 soldiers, 71 craftsmen, and 39 passengers (incl. 21 Chinese) arrived at Batavia.
Next homeward voyage 8285.1

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 128 1 1

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