Lands Welvaren1

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Last Edited18/03/2013
ShipVoyage* On 30 November 1697 the Lands Welvaren departed Batavia enroute to de Caep de Goede Hoop where it docked on 17 February 1698. Among those on board were ten impotenten or political prisoners, the most notable of whom was the Rajah of Tambora Albubasi Sultan.3 


  1. [S795] Website The Dutch East India Company's shipping between the Netherlands and Asia 1595-1795 ( "Name of ship      LANDS WELVAREN."
  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. [S795] Website The Dutch East India Company's shipping between the Netherlands and Asia 1595-1795 ( "Details of voyage 5988.4 from Batavia to Texel
    Number      5988.4
    Name of ship      LANDS WELVAREN
    Master      Speelman, Jan
    Tonnage      1145
    Type of ship      pinas
    Built      1685
    Yard      Amsterdam
    Chamber      Amsterdam
    Date of departure      30-11-1697
    Place of departure      Batavia
    Arrival at Cape      17-02-1698
    Departure from Cape      13-03-1698
    Date of arrival at destination      26-06-1698
    Place of arrival      Texel
    Chamber for which cargo is destined      Amsterdam (541,235)
    Particulars      Aboard the LANDS WELVAREN was Klaas Bichon, commandeur of the return fleet; at the Cape he embarked on the ISSELT (5989).
    Previous outward voyage      1752.4
    On Board      I      II      III
    Seafarers      112      3      7                
    Soldiers      38                          
    Impotenten      10                          
    Craftsmen      9.                "

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