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

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Details of voyage 4397.4 from Texel to Ceylon

Number 4397.4
Name of ship VOORBERG
Master Tim, Abraham
Tonnage 1150
Type of ship
Built 1770
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 Originally the VOORBERG departed on 11-09-1781; five days later, however, it returned to Texel. The ship sailed via Mauritius. After having arrived at Ceylon the VOORBERG continued its voyage to Batavia, where it arrived on 16-11-1783. The high death-rate among the crew wasdue to scurvy. See also the BOT (4392).
Next homeward voyage 8104.4

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 302 110 129

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