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Search result for ship name: Dromedaris
Dromedaris: Jaght; 560 tons burthen; Amsterdam Yard, Netherlands; 1646

The Dromedaris (Camelus dromedarius or dromedary camel) was Jan van Riebeeck's transport in a small Dutch VOC fleet (Dromedaris, Reijger, Goede Hoop) leaving Texel in December 1651 bound for Batavia but stopping (06/04/1652 - 25/05/1652) to establish a half-way post at Table Bay, South Africa (Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope) for the purpose of re-supplying and repairing VOC ships enroute or returning from the East-Indies.


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