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Last Edited03/02/2013
(Fleet) ShipVoyage The Dordrecht.3 
ShipVoyage* On 15 August 1665 the Vergulde Tijger departed Texel enroute to de Caep de Goede Hoop where it docked on 30 January 1666. Among the passengers on board was Laurens Visscher.4 


  1. [S795] Website The Dutch East India Company's shipping between the Netherlands and Asia 1595-1795 ( "Details of voyage 1034.1 from Texel to Batavia
    Number     1034.1
    Name of ship     VERGULDE TIJGER
    Tonnage     520
    Type of ship     fluit? jacht?
    Built     hired 1664/5
    Yard     Amsterdam
    Chamber     Amsterdam
    Date of departure     15-08-1665
    Place of departure     Texel
    Arrival at Cape     30-01-1666
    Departure from Cape     12-02-1666
    Date of arrival at destination     07-05-1666
    Place of arrival     Batavia
    Particulars     Via S. Tiago.
    Next homeward voyage     5563.1
    On Board     I     II     III     IV     V     VI
    Seafarers     132     43     5     0     27     100
    Soldiers     68          19     18     18     49
    Passengers     1          0     0     1     0."
  2. [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), (, January 2012.
  3. [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."
  4. [S629] Personal communications between Mansell Upham and Delia Robertson, 2010-present. Laurens Visscher / Visser van Wanerede uyt Hessen-landt [Wanfried] (arrived 1666 on Vergulde Tijger).

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