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

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