|ShipVoyage*||On 23 December 1661 the Prinses Royael, Marseveen and De Vogel Phoenicx, ships of the return fleet, departed Batavia enroute to the Cape where they docked on 15 March 1662. Arriving on board the Prinses Royaal were the slaves Catharina van Malabar and Pieter van Ceylon. The Marseveen carried 15 slaves namely: Baddou van Bali, Jeronimus van Coromandel, Matthijs van Coromandel, Jantje van Bengale, Adriaen van Bengale, Gratia d' Costa, Paulo van Malabar, Catharina van Bengale, Jacob Cornelisse van Colombo, Jan Luy van Ceylon, Ventura van Ceylon, Pai Marquart van Ceylon, Florinda van Jafnapatnam and Helena van Malabar.2|
|ShipVoyage*||On 9 October 1662 the Marseveen departed Texel enroute to de Caep de Goede Hoop where it docked on 4 February 1663.3,4|
|Names in the record, in publications, etc.||9 October 1662, the name of Marseveen was written in the record as Maarsseveen Ship (VOC).5|
- [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.
- [S815] Mansell G. Upham 'Documented Slave Arrivals at the Cape of Good Hope (1652-1677)', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (Unpublished), 16 November 2014. "15 March 1662: Return Fleet (Marseveen, Phoenix, Prinses Royaal) ex Batavia brings
17 unnamed Asian slaves (Malabar, Ceylon, Coromandel / Bengal and Bali) (mostly soon sold privately)):
Prinses Royaal brings 2 private slaves:
Catharina van Batavia [Catharina van Malabar / Bengale (born c. 1637)?] sold (3 April 1662) sent by Jacob Does in Batavia with merchant Gillis Nonnemans sailing on Princess Royaal to hand over to Jochem Blanck (from Lübeck) at the Cape;
Pieter van Ceylon sold (28 March 1662) by Jacob Does to Jochem Blanck (from Lübeck) for 50.00;
Marserveeren brings 15 slaves:
Baddou / Barru van Bali
Maria van Bali
Jeronimus van Coromandel
Matthijs van Coromandel
Jan (Jantje) van Bengale
Adriaen (Arie) van Bengale
Paul(o) van Malabar
Catharina van Bengale (born c. 1651)
Helena van Malabar
Jacob Cornelisse: van Colombo / Malabar / Bengale
Jan Luij / Leeuw van Ceylon
Ventura van Ceylon
Marquart [Pai] van Ceylon
Florinda van Jafnapatnam."
- [S795] Website The Dutch East India Company's shipping between the Netherlands and Asia 1595-1795 (http://resources.huygens.knaw.nl/das/search) "Number 0977.2
Name of ship MAARSSEVEEN
Master Lam, Barend Barendsz.
Type of ship
Date of departure 09-10-1662
Place of departure Texel
Arrival at Cape 04-02-1663
Departure from Cape 19-02-1663
Date of arrival at destination 11-05-1663
Place of arrival Batavia
Particulars The ship discovered two islands S. E. off the Cape which were called Dina and Maarsseveen. (later: Marion I. and Prince Edward I.)."
- [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), "4 February 1663: Marseeveen on board are 8 women & 2 children - did any stay?"
- [S795] Website The Dutch East India Company's shipping between the Netherlands and Asia 1595-1795 (http://resources.huygens.knaw.nl/das/search) "Name of ship MAARSSEVEEN."