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stepping stones of maritime history

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History

The Bennebroek was wrecked in Struys Baai, east of Cape Agulhas. South Africa.

She was on her way freon Ceylon to Texel . Part of the cargo: gems  precious stones. 

Description

type: Dutch east indiaman
built: yard in Amsterdam, 1708

VOC chamber of Zeeland

length: 145 ft.

tonnage: 800 tons, 400 last

complement: 225-250

References

DAS entry

East Indiaman

Roman structures