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History

Historical description
The Bethlehem stranded at the Flemish sandbanks off Oostende on 29-12-1741. See also 3252. The ship was bound for Ceylon. 250 people were on board of its last voyage.

Description

General information:

Name of ship: Bethlehem.

Built: 1731.

Yard: Amsterdam.

Chamber: Zeeland.

Tonnage: 850.

Length: 54 meter.

Master: IJsbrand Moens.

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