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

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Details of voyage 0018.1 from Goeree

Number 0018.1
Master Weert, Sebald de
Tonnage 150
Type of ship jacht
Date of departure 27-06-1598
Place of departure Goeree
Arrival at Cape
Departure from Cape
Date of arrival at destination
Place of arrival
Particulars Fleet (0018-0023) equipped by the Rotterdamse or Magelhaanse Compagnie under command of admiraal Jacques de Mahu and vice-admiraal Simon de Cordes; from 02-04 till 29-09 at the Cape Verde I.; from 16-12- till 02-01 at Annabon; April 7th the fleet entered Strait of Magellan; the fleet wintered in the Fortesene Bay till 23-08 and from 24-08 till 28-08 in Ridres Bay; during this winter 120 men died. September 3rd the fleet entered the Pacific, where it was scattered by heavy storms. Mahu died 23-09-1598, De Cordes succeeded. In Valparaiso the Spaniards laid an embargo on the BLIJDE BOODSCHAP, 17-11-1599; Dirk Gerritsz. Pomp, who succeeded Sebald de Weert as master on 24-09-1598, and his crew (18 men) were taken prisoner.
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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 56

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