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Last Edited13/06/2015
ShipVoyage* On 8 March 1654 the Haes departed Batavia enroute to de Caep de Goede Hoop where it docked on 17 July 1654. Among those on board was 'Sincko van Jambi, a convict being exiled to the Cape for murder.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. [S673] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, December 1651 - December 1653[5], Van Riebeeck's Journal, &c. Part I, H.C.V. Leibrandt; (Cape Town, South Africa: W. A. Richards & Sons, Government Printers, Castle Street, 1897), 1654. July 17th.-Sentence carried out. Vessel sighted-becalmed boat pulled on shore; proved to be the Haes, viâ Mauritius from Batavia on the 7th March, with rice, &c., for this station; sent 3 boats to tow the yacht into the bay. God be thanked for the success obtained. Sent the boat to Robben Island with provisions, picks and shovels to prepare some ground, for wheat, &c., by way of experiment. S. East not so heavy there - it is supposed therefore that the wheat will thrive there better.. Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives, JVR Journal 1651-1653[5].
  3. [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), "10 December 1653: Haes ex Batavia brings exiled Chinese convict ‘tSincko (from Jambi on Sumatra)."

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