BAT422R - Copper/brass
Semi-circular protractor- brass, replica (x2). One whole, one broken in 7 pieces. Some missing.
Site Area Code Mid-West
Site Location From original
Number of Items 7
Registration Number 422
ANCODS 1975 Netherlands Govt. Allocation: RS.1770(099)
Under commandeur Francisco Pelsaert, and Ariaen Jacobsz skipper, newly built Batavia sailed from Texel 27 October 1628 for the Dutch East Indies with bullion, goods and silver. On 4 June 1629 the ship struck a reef near Beacon Island in the Houtman Abrolhos. Of the 322 aboard 40 drowned and the rest got ashore. In search of water and food Jacobsz, Pelsaert and others left site in a 30-foot (9....
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