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ShipVoyage* On 27 June 1657 the Walvis departed Goeree enroute to (Cape Town) where it docked on 27 June 1657 Among those on board was Jan Christoffel Broeckmeulen.1,3 


  1. [S351] Grahame Naudé, "Dutch East India Company Shipping", Familia (DEIC Shipping) 43 Number 1 (2006): Details of voyage 0876.8 from Goeree to Batavia
    Number     0876.8
    Name of ship     WALVIS
    Master     Bunschoten, Barend Barendsz. Lam van
    Tonnage     1000
    Type of ship     
    Built     1639
    Yard     Amsterdam
    Chamber     Delft
    Date of departure     27-06-1657
    Place of departure     Goeree
    Arrival at Cape     02-11-1657
    Departure from Cape     11-11-1657
    Date of arrival at destination     01-02-1658
    Place of arrival     Batavia
    Next homeward voyage     5467.8
    On Board     I     II     III     IV     V     VI
    Seafarers     340     5     8     3     8     188
    Soldiers               12     5          131
    Passengers                              8. 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), (http://e-family.co.za/ffy/ui66.htm), January 2012.
  3. [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.308.. Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope.

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