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

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Details of voyage 5523.1 from Batavia

Number 5523.1
Name of ship AMSTELLAND
Master Gijsbertsz., Theunis
Tonnage 700
Type of ship fluit
Built 1660
Yard Amsterdam
Chamber Amsterdam
Date of departure 23-12-1664
Place of departure Batavia
Arrival at Cape 11-03-1665
Departure from Cape 22-04-1665
Date of arrival at destination
Place of arrival
Chamber for which cargo is destined Amsterdam (282,786)
Particulars First return fleet (5523-5533) under command of Pieter de Bitter aboard the WALCHEREN (5532) and Jakob Burkhorst aboard the PHOENIX (5530). At the Cape the KOGGE and the NIEUWENHOVE (5534 and 5535) joined the fleet. The combined fleet sailed via Bergen (Norway) because of the war; 12-08-1665: battle in the Bay of Bergen against an English fleet (25 men killed and 70 wounded). After the departure from Bergen two ships were taken by the English (see below). The AMSTELLAND returned to Bergen on 16-09-1665; departure: in October. On 25-10-1665 the ship was wrecked east of Terschelling; its cargo was mainly saved.
Previous outward voyage 0957.1

On Board The number on board at departure. I The number dying en route to the Cape. II The number who went from board at the Cape. III
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