Johan Valentijn Rieter, on July 19, 1744 in the service of the Dutch East India Company

  • Departure
  • 1744
  • 1745
  • Monday, January 11
    176 days after departure
    Arrival of the ship Diemermeer on the Cape
  • Tuesday, February 9
    29 days after arrival at the Cape
    Departure of the ship Diemermeer of the Cape
  • Saturday, August 14
    186 days after departure from the Cape, 391 days after departure from the Netherlands
    Arrival of the ship Diemermeer in Ceylon
  • Return
  • 1750
  • Monday, November 30
    1934 days after arrival in Ceylon
    Departure of the ship Wapen van hoorn with chamber Zeeland from Ceylon

  • 98503 days after departure from Batavia
    Arrival of the ship Wapen van hoorn on the Cape


Month certificate: No / Debenture: Yes

Kaap de Goede Hoop

The 8 passengers were condemned persons. In February, 1751, the WAPEN VAN HOORN lost all its masts in a storm; a few days later is was spoken by the OVERNES (7348) east of Cape Agulhas (27-02). The WAPEN VAN HOORN called at the island Ascension, 10-05-17

Source citation

Nationaal Archief (Netherlands), Dutch East India Company, archive 1.04.02, inventory number 6164, folio 175

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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