Batavia: The Historic Dutch Ship And its Blood-Curdling History

Another great piece of history about ships, this one from the Netherlands. Reblogged from



Moored at Bataviawerf, in Lelystad, in the Netherlands, is an authentic replica of a 17th-century ship named Batavia that once belonged to the Dutch East India Company. The replica was created by master-shipbuilder Willem Vos, who carries an extraordinary mission

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