Batavia was a ship of the Dutch East India Company (VOC). It was built in
Amsterdam in 1628, and armed with 24 cast-iron cannons and a number of
The VOC's flagship Batavia (VOC Chamber Amsterdam) left Texel, Holland on
her .... On arrival in Batavia, the ship Batavia's high boatswain was executed, on ...
Western Australia Overview The story of how the Dutch merchant vessel Batavia
became wrecked off the coast of Western Australia in June 1629 and the bloody ...
HISTORICAL BACKGROUND The shipwreck of and subsequent mutiny on the
Dutch East India Company's ship Retourschip Batavia in 1629 in the Houtman ...
Apr 3, 2013 ... This is the dramatic view from a light aircraft taking off from East Wallabi Island in
the Abrolhos Group off Geraldton. The track is due south-east ...
Batavia: a Dutch East Indiaman; Shape of the ship; Lay-out of the ship; Raw
materials; Woodcarving; Artillery; Rigging; Blocks; Sails; VOC East Indiaman
Built as a fort in 1629 by survivors of the shipwrecked Dutch merchant ship
Batavia, the National Heritage-listed shipwreck site provides a lasting memorial
to the ...
In 1629, the ship Batavia, pride of the Dutch East India Company, was wrecked
on the edge of a coral archipelago, some fifty miles from the western coast of the
Surviving the shipwreck was the easy part 1629. Shipwrecked on an uncharted
reef thirty miles off the coast of Australia, two hundred men, women and children
Feb 4, 2015 ... The remains on Beacon Island, off Western Australia, date from the wreck of the
Dutch East India ship the Batavia in 1629. In the aftermath of ...