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stepping stones of maritime history

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History

After arrival of the second trip at Batavia, the Abbekerk sailed on to Canton in China (1778 she arrives there)

On her home bound voyage she arrives 26-5-1779 at Cape town.

She leaves for Holland 26-6-1779 never to be seen again.  

Description

Built: 1772

Yard: Hoorn

VOC chamber West Friesland

Complement: 101 (last voyage)

Tonnage: 850 , 425 last

Status

Supposedly found near Scilly isles in the UK

References

Scheepboek Abbekerk 1774 ARA VOC 14497.

East Indiaman

Roman structures