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Last Edited11/09/2015
ShipVoyage* On 24 December 1656 the Venenberg departed Vlie enroute to (Cape Town) where it docked on 22 April 1657 Among those on board was Symon Jansz: In 't Velt.3,4 


  1. [S351] Grahame Naudé, "Dutch East India Company Shipping", Familia (DEIC Shipping) 43 Number 1 (2006): Details of voyage 0866.1 from Vlie to Batavia
    Number     0866.1
    Name of ship     VENENBURG. Hereinafter cited as "Dutch East India Company Shipping."
  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", Details of voyage 0866.1 from Vlie to Batavia
    Number     0866.1
    Name of ship     VENENBURG
    Master     Juriaansz., Hendrik
    Tonnage     703
    Type of ship     fluit
    Built     1656
    Yard     Amsterdam
    Chamber     Amsterdam
    Date of departure     24-12-1656
    Place of departure     Vlie
    Arrival at Cape     22-04-1657
    Departure from Cape     02-05-1657
    Date of arrival at destination     29-06-1657
    Place of arrival     Batavia
    Next homeward voyage     5490.1
    On Board     I     II     III     IV     V     VI
    Seafarers     172     2     9     8     5     166
    Soldiers     72     0     6     3     1     68
    Passengers     1     0     0     0     0     1.
  4. [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:viii. April 21. The flute Venenburgh, of Amsterdam, Skipper Hendrik Juriaenszen, 245 men; from the Vlie 24th December, 1657; 2 dead, crew fairly well.. Hereinafter cited as Journal of Jan van Riebeeck Vol III 1659-1662.

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