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Last Edited09/07/2012
ShipVoyage* On 4 October 1655 the Weesp departed Texel enroute to de Caep de Goede Hoop where it docked on 5 March 1656. Among those on board were Geertruyd van Riebeeck and Pieter van der Stael.2,3 


  1. [S654] Mansell Upham 'What can't be cured, must be endured … Cape of Good Hope - first marriages & baptisms (1652-1665)', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (http://e-family.co.za/ffy/ui66.htm), January 2012.
  2. [S654] Mansell Upham 'UL01 What can't be cured, must be endured …', Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), "5 March 1656 : Weseph brings Geertruyd van Riebeeck (from Culemborg) & husband Pieter van der Stael) & 2 children."
  3. [S795] Website The Dutch East India Company's shipping between the Netherlands and Asia 1595-1795 (http://resources.huygens.knaw.nl/das/search) "Number     0836.2
    Name of ship     WEESP
    Tonnage     560
    Type of ship     jacht
    Yard     Amsterdam
    Chamber     Amsterdam
    Date of departure     04-10-1655
    Place of departure     Texel
    Arrival at Cape     05-03-1656
    Departure from Cape     11-03-1656
    Date of arrival at destination     24-05-1656
    Place of arrival     Batavia
    Particulars     Because of adverse winds for 4 weeks at Wight. On 28/29-09-1661 run aground and wrecked on the south shore of the Andaman Islands."

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