Abram Benjamin, on January  8, 1711 in the service of the Dutch East India Company

  • Departure
  • 1711
  • Tuesday, July 28
    201 days after departure
    Arrival of the ship Hoedekenskerke on the Cape
  • Saturday, September 5
    39 days after arrival at the Cape
    Departure of the ship Hoedekenskerke of the Cape
  • Friday, October 30
    55 days after departure from the Cape, 295 days after departure from the Netherlands
    Arrival of the ship Hoedekenskerke in Batavia
  • Return
  • 1715
  • Wednesday, September 18
    1419 days after arrival in Batavia
    Departure of the ship Belvliet with chamber Zeeland from Batavia
  • 1716
  • Monday, March 2
    166 days after departure from Batavia
    Arrival of the ship Belvliet on the Cape
  • Wednesday, April 1
    30 days after arrival at the Cape
    Departure of the ship Belvliet from the Cape destined for the Netherlands


  • Benjamin Jacobs, vader
  • Annetie Arijens Poort, moeder

  • Remarks

    Month certificate: Yes / Debenture: No

    Commandeur of the return fleet was Abraham Douglas; vice-commandeur Marinus Duvelaar; schout-bij-nacht Aarnoud Bitter.

    Source citation

    Nationaal Archief (Netherlands), Dutch East India Company, archive 1.04.02, inventory number 13898, folio 44

    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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