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

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Details of voyage 4517.4 from Rammekens to Batavia

Number 4517.4
Name of ship TRITON
Master Milfaart, Jan Jochem
Tonnage 1150
Type of ship
Built 1773
Yard Amsterdam
Chamber Zeeland
Date of departure 29-05-1786
Place of departure Rammekens
Arrival at Cape 24-10-1786
Departure from Cape 19-11-1786
Date of arrival at destination 06-02-1787
Place of arrival Batavia
Particulars The TRITON sailed via Santa Cruz on Tenerife. There it was loaded with the cargo of the outward-bound OUD HAARLEM (4495), which had departed from Texel in October, 1785, and was to return to Rammekens. The master of the OUD HAARLEM, Johan Bakker, probably changed ships, for in K.A. 4298, a source from the Cape, he is indicated as master of the TRITON. The latter ship left Santa Cruz on 04-08-1786. According to K.A. 4298 the crew consisted of 295 men; part of them may have embarked at Santa Cruz. At the departure from the Cape the TRITON was accompanied by a Dutch man-of-war. In 1792 the ship was wrecked in the Indies. The following data refer to the TRITON as well as to the JONGE FRANK (4521), the JUFFROUW JOHANNA (4540), the BARBESTEIN (4544), and the SURSEANCE (4557): 494 seafarers, 432 soldiers, 30 craftsmen, and 1 passenger departed from Rammekens; 495 seafarers, 248 soldiers, 19 craftsmen, and 5 passengers arrived at Batavia. and 5 passengers arrived at Batavia.
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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 178 2 8

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