Zuijt Polsbroeck Ship (VOC)1

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Last Edited07/10/2017
ShipVoyage* On 30 April 1672 the Zuijt Polsbroeck left Texel enroute to de Caep de Goede Hoop where it arrived on 7 October 1672. Among those on board was Matthys Michels.1 


  1. [S351] Grahame Naudé, "Dutch East India Company Shipping", Familia (DEIC Shipping) 43 Number 1 (2006): Details of voyage 1226.4 from Texel to Batavia
    Number 1226.4
    Name of ship ZUIDPOLSBROEK
    Master Been, Jakob Albertsz.
    Tonnage 960
    Type of ship     
    Built 1664
    Yard Amsterdam
    Chamber Amsterdam
    Date of departure 30-04-1672
    Place of departure Texel
    Arrival at Cape 07-10-1672
    Departure from Cape 19-05-1673
    Date of arrival at destination 14-08-1673
    Place of arrival Batavia
    Particulars The ZUIDPOLSBROEK, KATTENBURG (1227) and VRIJHEID (1229) under command of Jakob Geus left the Cape for St. Helena on 10-12-1672, arrived on 30-12 and took the island from the English on 12-01-1673. They left a garrison (± 100 men) and departed on 11-03-1673. The ZUIDPOLSBROEK arrived at the Cape with 1 soldier, taken prisoner at St. Helena. The ship was laid up at Batavia. *These figures refer to the Cape and St. Helena.
    Next homeward voyage -
    On Board
    Seafarers 174 23 24* 10* 21 139
    Soldiers      120 85 17 20 33
    Passengers 13 12 0 0 1. Hereinafter cited as "Dutch East India Company Shipping."
  2. [S351] Grahame Naudé, "Dutch East India Company Shipping."

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