|(Fleet) ShipVoyage||In February 1655 the Dolfijn, Dordrecht, Gideon, Henriette Louise, Parel, Prinses Royael and Tholen, ships of the return fleet, departed Batavia enroute to the Cape where they docked on 21 April 1655. Among those who arrived that day were the slaves Maria da Costa van Bengale and Maria van Bengale.3,4|
|(Fleet) ShipVoyage||On 4 December 1656 the Amersfoort, Wapen van Amsterdam, Dordrecht, Wapen van Holland, Westfriesland and Prins Willem, ships of the return fleet, left Batavia enroute to the Cape Catharina van Paliacatta, while the Prins Willem brought the slaves Angela van Bengale, Elisabeth van Bengale, Jan van Bengale, Claes van Bengale and Anna van Bengalen.5|
|ShipVoyage*||On 17 December 1657 the Dordrecht departed Goeree enroute to de Caep de Goede Hoop where it docked on 28 April 1658. Among those on board was Jan Coenraad Visser.6,7|
- [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.
- [S351] Grahame Naudé, "Dutch East India Company Shipping", Familia (DEIC Shipping) 43 Number 1 (2006): Name of ship Master Date of Place of Arrival at
Departure departure Cape
DORDRECHT 07-12-1667 Batavia 23-02-1668
KATTENBURG Jansz., Ouwel 07-12-1667 Batavia 23-02-1668
WAPEN VAN MIDDELBURG 07-12-1667 Batavia 23-02-1668
OUDSHOORN Flodorp, Jan 07-12-1667 Batavia 23-02-1668
HOLLANDSE TUIN 07-12-1667 Batavia 23-02-1668
VERGULDE TIJGER Zwart, . . . 07-12-1667 Batavia 23-02-1668. Hereinafter cited as "Dutch East India Company Shipping."
- [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First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (Unpublished), 16 November 2014. "21 April 1655: Return Fleet (Dolfijn, Dordrecht, Gideon, Henriette Louise, Parel, Prinses Royaal & Tholen) ex Batavia brings
Maria van Bengale (Marij da Costa) [belonging to Jan van Riebeeck]
Maria van Bengale (Maria Sacharias:) [belongs 1stly to Hendrik Hendricksz: Boom (from Amsterdam) & 2ndly to Pieter van der Stael (from Rotterdam)]."
- [S351] Grahame Naudé, "Dutch East India Company Shipping."
- [S815] Mansell G. Upham 'Documented Slave Arrivals at the Cape of Good Hope (1652-1677)', Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), "21 February 1657: Return Fleet ex Batavia arrives:
Prins Willem brings exiled convict (Company slave)
Catharina (Groote Catrijn) van Paliacatta [Pulicat]
Amersfoort brings 5 private slaves
Angela / Engela (Maaij Ansela / Moeder Jagt) van Bengale [sold to Jan van Riebeeck]
Elisabeth (Lijsbeth) van Bengale [misrecorded as Domingo [sic] - sold to Jan van Riebeeck]
Jan van Bengale [sold to Jan Vetteman]
Claes van Bengale [sold to Jochum Cornelisz: Blancq (from Lübeck)]
Anna van Bengale [sold to Jochum Cornelisz: Blancq (from Lübeck)]."
- [S795] Website The Dutch East India Company's shipping between the Netherlands and Asia 1595-1795 (http://resources.huygens.knaw.nl/das/search) "Details of voyage 0884.3 from Goeree to Batavia
Name of ship DORDRECHT
Master Groot, Jakob Gerrit de
Type of ship fregat?
Date of departure 17-12-1657
Place of departure Goeree
Arrival at Cape 28-04-1658
Departure from Cape 13-05-1658
Date of arrival at destination 14-07-1658
Place of arrival Batavia
Particulars Via S. Vincente: 2 seafarers and 4 soldiers deserted there. The 30 'passengers' who embarked at the Cape were slaves; 28 of them arrived at Batavia.
Next homeward voyage 5472.3
On Board I II III IV V VI
Seafarers 368 14 8 36 200
Soldiers 6 110
Passengers 30 32."
- [S657] Mansell Upham 'Hell and Paradise... Hope on Constantia / De Hel en Het Paradijs... De Hoop op Constantia: Jan Grof (died ante 1700) and his extended family at the Cape of Good Hope', 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), February 2012. "Hailing from Ommen in the United Dutch province of Overijssel, Grof sailed (1657) on the VOC ship Dort [Dordrecht] for the Cape... The ship sailed from Goeree (17 December 1657) carrying 364 persons. She put in at the island of St. Vincent (3 February 1658) due to loss of her bowsprit and a mast, leaving again (6 February 1658) and arriving at the Cape (Sunday 28 April 1658)."