|ShipVoyage*||On 10 April 1653 the De Vogel Phoenicx departed Texel enroute to (Cape Town) where it docked on 16 August 1653. Among those on board was Jan de Vos.2|
|(Fleet) ShipVoyage||On 24 December 1655 the Verenigde Provincien and the other ships of the fleet, De Vogel Phoenicx departed Batavia as part of the return fleet under overall command of Caspaer van den Boogaerden enroute to de Caep de Goede Hoop where they docked on 15 March 1656. Among those on board was Catharina Anthonis.3,4|
|ShipVoyage||On 13 March 1660 the De Vogel Phoenicx departed Goeree where it docked on 9 June 1660. Among those on board was Claer Roeloffsz: ter Maet, Louys Isaacsz: and Isaacq Jansz: de Graeff.5|
|(Fleet) 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.6|
|Names in the record, in publications, etc.||De Vogel Phoenicx was also known as Phoenix Ship (VOC).|
- [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.
- [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, Letters Despatched 1652-1662 to which are added land grants, attestations, Journal of voyage to Tristan da Cunha, names of freemen, &c. Vol III, H.C.V. Leibrandt; (Cape Town, South Africa: W.A. Richards & Sons, Government Printers, 1900), p.306. Jan de Yos, of Brussels, cadet, arrived here in the Vogel Phoenix in 1653.. Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope.
- [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), "15 March 1656: Return Fleet ex Batavia arrives: Verenigde Provincien brings Catharina Anthonis: from Zalagon in Bengal (future wife of Jan Woutersz:) - slave of Caspaer van den Bogaerde, Councillor Extraordinary of India & Commmander of return fleet."
- [S351] Grahame Naudé, "Dutch East India Company Shipping", Familia (DEIC Shipping) 43 Number 1 (2006). Hereinafter cited as "Dutch East India Company Shipping."
- [S406] H.B. Thom, editor, Journal of Jan van Riebeeck Vol III 1659-1662 translated by J. Smuts from the original Dutch, (Cape Town, Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1954), Appendix: xiv. June 9. The ship De Vogel Phenix, Skipper Jan Lucasz Meeuw, from Goeree the 13th March, with 273 men, 2 drowned and 1 dead. Voyage performed in the very short time of 2 months and 26 days.. Hereinafter cited as Journal of Jan van Riebeeck Vol III 1659-1662.
- [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."