Harmen Leenits, on July 12, 1749 in the service of the Dutch East India Company

  • Departure
  • 1749
  • Saturday, November 29
    140 days after departure
    Arrival of the ship Akerendam on the Cape
  • Monday, December 15
    16 days after arrival at the Cape
    Departure of the ship Akerendam of the Cape
  • 1750
  • Friday, March 13
    88 days after departure from the Cape, 244 days after departure from the Netherlands
    Arrival of the ship Akerendam in Batavia
  • Return
  • 1759
  • Thursday, November 1
    3520 days after arrival in Batavia
    Departure of the ship Rhoon with chamber Zeeland from Batavia
  • 1760
  • Saturday, January 12
    72 days after departure from Batavia
    Arrival of the ship Rhoon on the Cape
  • Tuesday, February 19
    38 days after arrival at the Cape
    Departure of the ship Rhoon from the Cape destined for the Netherlands


Month certificate: No / Debenture: Yes

The four passengers included one condemned person; he was transported to the Cape to serve his sentence: a fifty years banishment in chains.

Source citation

Nationaal Archief (Netherlands), Dutch East India Company, archive 1.04.02, inventory number 6244, folio 291

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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