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
Feb 3, 2015 ... Secrets from one of the nation's most horrific maritime mass murders are
unearthed on a tiny island off Western Australia's coast.
In 1629 the ship Batavia, then on her maiden voyage, sank after running aground
on the Houtman Abrolhos Islands some 40 miles off the coast of Western ...
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
HISTORICAL BACKGROUND The shipwreck of and subsequent mutiny on the
Dutch East India Company's ship Retourschip Batavia in 1629 in the Houtman ...
Apr 21, 2014 ... I know we just talked about a shipwreck last week. Perhaps three shipwreck
episodes in a row are two too many for your taste. But the Batavia ...
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 skeleton of a victim from one of Australia's most famous shipwrecks - and the
subsequent massacre - is unearthed by archaeologists.