dutch Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie - VOC Wapen Van Alkmaar (+1690)
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nationality dutch
purpose transport
type east indiaman
subtype/class VOC type pinnace (yacht)
propulsion sailing ship
date built 1671
status
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weight (tons) 892  bm
dimensions 48.8 x 11.7 x 4 m
material wood
rigging 3 masts
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cause lost ran aground (wrecked)
date lost 00/00/1690  [dd/mm/yyyy]
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entered by Lettens Jan
entered 04/02/2010
last update Lettens Jan
last update 14/10/2012
 
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Lettens Jan18/09/2012
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Lettens Jan14/10/2012WAPEN VAN ALKMAAR

Pinnace; Built in 1671 at VOC, Enkhuizen 892 tons 160x38.25x13 ft;

In 1690, the WAPEN VAN ALKMAAR on her homeward voyage from Batavia was lost, off Fair Isle, Shetland Islands. In company with her, ships CAPELLE and PIJLSWAART were also lost in the same location.

Voyages:

(1) 1672/10 Texel - 1673/3 Cape - 1673/4 Cape - 1673/3 Batavia - 1675/1 Batavia - 1675/4 Cape - 1675/5 Cape - 1675 Holland

(2) 1676/5 Texel - 1676/9 Cape - 1676/10 Cape - 1677/1 Batavia - 1677/2 Batavia - 1677/5 Cape - 1677/9 Texel

(3) 1678/5 Texel - 1678/10 Cape - 1678/11 Cape - 1679/1 Batavia - 1680/11 Batavia - 1681/2 Cape - 1681/3 Cape - 1681/7 Texel

(4) 1682/5 Texel - 1682/10 Cape - 1682/11 Cape - 1683/2 Batavia - 1683/8 Batavia - Coromandel - 1683/11 Batavia - 1684/2 Batavia - 1684/5 Cape - 1684/6 Cape - 1684/10 Texel

(5) 1685/7 Texel - 1685/11 Cape - 1685/12 Cape - 1686/3 Batavia - Tagal - 1686/7 Batavia - Coromandel - 1686/10 Masulipatnam - 1686/12 Cape - 1687/4 Cape - 1687 Holland

(6) 1688/7 Texel - 1689/1 Cape - 1689/2 Cape - 1689/5 Batavia - 1689/8 Batavia - Coromandel - Ceylon - 1690/2 Ceylon - 1690/5 Cape - 1690/6 Cape
Lettens Jan21/10/2012SHETLAND DISASTER VOC 1690

On June 1st, 1690 an armada of VOC ships departed from Cape Good Hope to return to Zeeland, after being for months at sea.

They rounded the British Isles via Shetlands and ran into a violent storm. In one of the greatest disasters for the VOC, four ships were lost: WAPEN VAN ALKMAAR, CAPELLE, PIJLSWAART and LAND VAN SCHOUWEN, totaling more than 3000 tons in ships and merchandise.

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