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Batavia replica sailing in Holland
Dutch Sailing Fluyt
VOC Master: Adriaen Jacobsz
600 tons length 56.6m beam 10.5m draft 5.1m
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.
1628 VOC Amsterdam, Netherlands
Morning Reef, Houtman Abrolhos
En route from Texel to Batavia with trade goods, building blocks for a Portico, silver coins. Hit Reef and sank. 322 aboard 40 drowned.
Batavia Mutiny on Beacon Island. etching
LONG BOAT REPLICA Unable to find food and water, Jacobsz, Pelsaert and others left Beacon Island in a 30-foot longboat and sailed for Batavia, now known as Jakarta. Soon after their arrival Pelsaert returned with supplies in the Jacht Sardam to recover the bullion and to rescue the survivors.
Batavia Hull timbers before excavating, conservation and eventual display at Fremantle shipwreck museum
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