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Batavia (ship)


Batavia (Dutch pronunciation: baːˈtaːviaː]) was a ship of the Dutch East India Company (VOC). It was built in Amsterdam in 1628, and armed with 24 ...

1629: Jeronimus Cornelisz and other Batavia mutineers


Oct 2, 2012 ... It didn't take long to do just that to the ship's skipper, Ariaen Jacobsz — who already held a grudge against the Batavia's upper-merchant (and ...

Batavia shipwreck 1629 graveyard and wreck site - YouTube


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 ...

The Wreck of the Batavia: A True Story: Simon Leys ... - Amazon.com


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  ...

Australia's Heritage: National Treasures - Batavia Shipwreck Ruins


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 ...

The 1629 Mass Grave for Batavia Victims, Beacon Island, Houtman ...


HISTORICAL BACKGROUND The shipwreck of and subsequent mutiny on the Dutch East India Company's ship Retourschip Batavia in 1629 in the Houtman ...

Batavia History of the ship Batavia - The Batavia


Batavia: a Dutch East Indiaman; Shape of the ship; Lay-out of the ship; Raw materials; Woodcarving; Artillery; Rigging; Blocks; Sails; VOC East Indiaman Batavia ...

Missed in History: The Batavia | Stuff You Missed in History Class


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 ...

Australia dig unearths Batavia mutiny skeleton - BBC News - BBC.com


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 ...

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Australian National Heritage Places - Batavia Shipwreck Site and ...


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 ...

Grey Company: The Batavia Story - members.iinet.com.au


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 ...

Unearthed grave sheds light on Batavia shipwreck mass murder - ABC


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.