|Date:||between December 31, 1687 and April 13, 1688|
|Created By:||<private> Preller|
The VOORSCHOTEN sailed from Delft (Delfthaven) on 31 December 1687 and arrived at Saldanha Bay, South Africa on 13 April 1688.
31/12/1687 - 26/04/188
The Voorschoten left Delfshaven, Zeeland (Netherlands) for Batavia on 31st December, 1687. Arrived at Saldanha Bay the Cape, 13 April, 1688, transferred to ship Jupiter which arrived at Table Bay with 192 people on April 26,1688
Flyboat with 3 masts and a rounded hull, 130 Dutch feet long - capable of carrying 150 people.
Captain: Frans Villierius.
Belonged to the Chamber of Delft. Voorschotten - first ship to leave Holland with French refugees
Part of the autumnal fleet - sailing with this ship were Borssenburg, Oosterland, De Schelde, Berg China, Zuid-Beveland and Wapen van Alkmaar.
• Ship & Voyages: http://www.vocsite.nl/schepen/detail.html?id=11106
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Suèvres, Loir-et-Cher, Centre, France