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MaSS

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History

The ship made one succesful voyage to Asia and Back to the Republic. On the second voyage, she left the Dutch Republic on 19-05-1737. She arrived in Batavia on 28-04-1740. Since 22-09-1740, the ship was missing at the island "Careduvo at Calpetty". This is currently known as the peninsula Kalpitiya.

Description

Most likely a Dutch East Indiaman (spiegelretourschip) based on known specifications.

Built: 1736 for the Dutch East India company (VOC) Chamber: first Amsterdam, then Enkhuizen

Wharf: Amsterdam

Complement: 81-173

Tonnage: 650 tons (325 lasts)

Captain on final voyage: Hendrik Orsel

Replica of a Dutch East Indiaman.

East Indiaman

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