Jan Jurg Wensel, on October  3, 1752 in the service of the Dutch East India Company

  • Departure
  • 1752
  • 1753
  • Tuesday, March 6
    154 days after departure
    Arrival of the ship Wimmenum on the Cape
  • Tuesday, March 27
    21 days after arrival at the Cape
    Departure of the ship Wimmenum of the Cape
  • Wednesday, July 18
    113 days after departure from the Cape, 288 days after departure from the Netherlands
    Arrival of the ship Wimmenum in Batavia
  • Return
  • 1757
  • Tuesday, November 22
    1588 days after arrival in Batavia
    Departure of the ship Kattendijke with chamber Zeeland from Batavia
  • 1758
  • Monday, February 6
    76 days after departure from Batavia
    Arrival of the ship Kattendijke on the Cape
  • Sunday, February 26
    20 days after arrival at the Cape
    Departure of the ship Kattendijke from the Cape destined for the Netherlands


Month certificate: No / Debenture: Yes

One source mentioned Willem Klump as master of the KAT-TENDIJKE. Crew at the Cape: 108.

Source citation

Nationaal Archief (Netherlands), Dutch East India Company, archive 1.04.02, inventory number 6299, folio 281

VOC - voyagers, this index was developed through a joint initiative of the archives of Delft and Rotterdam, Zeeuws archief, Westfries Archief (Hoorn and Enkhuizen) and the departments of history from the Universities of Leiden and Ghent.

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