Jan Janze Backer, on May 3, 1696 in the service of the Dutch East India Company

  • Departure
  • 1696
  • Sunday, October 14
    164 days after departure
    Arrival of the ship Berkel on the Cape
  • Sunday, November 18
    35 days after arrival at the Cape
    Departure of the ship Berkel of the Cape
  • 1697
  • Wednesday, March 20
    122 days after departure from the Cape, 321 days after departure from the Netherlands
    Arrival of the ship Berkel in Ceylon
  • Return
  • 1700
  • Thursday, January 21
    1037 days after arrival in Ceylon
    Departure of the ship Voetboog with chamber Hoorn from Ceylon

  • 116944 days after departure from Batavia
    Arrival of the ship Voetboog on the Cape


  • Aaltie Jacobz, vrouw

  • Remarks

    Month certificate: Ja / Debenture: Ja


    Wrecked on 29-05-1700 off Pernambuco.

    Source citation

    Nationaal Archief (Netherlands), Dutch East India Company, archive 1.04.02, inventory number 5438, folio 68

    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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