|ShipVoyage*||On 24 December 1651 the Drommedaris and the other ships of the fleet, Goede Hoope and Reijger departed Texel under the overall command of Johan Anthoniszoon van Riebeeck enroute to de Caep de Goede Hoop where they docked on 6 April 1652. Among those on board the Drommedaris were Maria de la Queillerie, Elisabet van Opdorp, Sebastiana van Opdorp, Willem Barentsz: Wilant, Hendrick Hendricksz Boom and Anna Joris.1,2,3|
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Name of ship DROMEDARIS
Master Koning, David
Type of ship jacht
Date of departure 24-12-1651
Place of departure Texel
Arrival at Cape 06-04-1652
Departure from Cape 25-05-1652
Date of arrival at destination 22-07-1652
Place of arrival Batavia
Particulars With van Riebeek on board. The ship was laid up in 1661."