BATAVIA 1628-1629

Description:

Dutch Sailing Fluyt

Owner:

VOC Master: Adriaen Jacobsz

Construction:

Timber

Sunk:

1629/06/04

Size:

600 tons length 56.6m beam 10.5m draft 5.1m

Underwater:

Lies In10m depth, scattered cannon and anchors. Portion of stern recovered, now on display in Shipwreck Museum, Fremantle. Stone Portico on display at Geraldton Museum.

Built:

1628 VOC Amsterdam, Netherlands

Location:

Morning Reef, Houtman Abrolhos

Sinking:

En route from Texel to Batavia with trade goods, building blocks for a Portico, silver coins. Hit Reef and sank. 322 aboard 40 drowned.

Longitude:

113.791928

Latitude:

-28.491644

Gallery

Location

Videos

About Shipwrecks

Find out everything you need to know about the Shipwrecks of Western Australia.
Direct from the archives of the Maritime Archaeology Association of Western Australia.

Follow Us