Amsterdam (VOC ship)

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The Amsterdam was an 18th-century cargo ship of the Dutch East India Company (Dutch: Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie; VOC).wikipedia
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Bulverhythe

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The shipwreck was discovered in 1969 in the bay of Bulverhythe, near Hastings on the English south coast, and is sometimes visible during low tides.
The ancient village had a small harbour and pier, and is where the remains of the Amsterdam can be seen.

Ship replica

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A replica of the ship is on display in Amsterdam.

East Indiaman

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The Amsterdam was an East Indiaman or "Transom return ship" (spiegelretourschip) built for transport between the Dutch Republic and the settlements and strongholds of the Dutch East India Company in the East Indies.

Nederlands Scheepvaartmuseum

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It is moored next to the Netherlands Maritime Museum, where it is open to visitors of the museum (which has now reopened after being closed for several years for renovations).
Moored outside the museum is a replica of the Amsterdam, an 18th-century ship which sailed between the Netherlands and the East Indies.

St Katharine Docks

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Some of the finds are on show at the Shipwreck Museum in Hastings, East Sussex, UK, with the exception of the anchor, which is now on display as public art at St Katharine Docks in London.
The anchor from the wreck of the Dutch East Indiaman Amsterdam is on display at the entrance to the east dock.

Shipwreck Museum

Some of the finds are on show at the Shipwreck Museum in Hastings, East Sussex, UK, with the exception of the anchor, which is now on display as public art at St Katharine Docks in London.
The museum has artefacts from many ships wrecked in the English Channel from the Goodwin Sands in Kent to Pevensey Bay in East Sussex, including the Amsterdam, a Dutch East Indiaman of 1749, and the Anne of 1690, a warship of Charles II.

Cargo ship

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The Amsterdam was an 18th-century cargo ship of the Dutch East India Company (Dutch: Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie; VOC).

Dutch East India Company

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The Amsterdam was an East Indiaman or "Transom return ship" (spiegelretourschip) built for transport between the Dutch Republic and the settlements and strongholds of the Dutch East India Company in the East Indies. The Amsterdam was an 18th-century cargo ship of the Dutch East India Company (Dutch: Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie; VOC). The Amsterdam was built in the shipyard for the Amsterdam chamber of the Dutch East India Company in Amsterdam.

Texel

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The ship started its maiden voyage from Texel to Batavia on 8 January 1749, but was wrecked in a storm on the English Channel on 26 January 1749. The maiden voyage of the Amsterdam was planned from the Dutch island Texel to the settlement Batavia in the East Indies.

Batavia, Dutch East Indies

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The ship started its maiden voyage from Texel to Batavia on 8 January 1749, but was wrecked in a storm on the English Channel on 26 January 1749. The maiden voyage of the Amsterdam was planned from the Dutch island Texel to the settlement Batavia in the East Indies.

English Channel

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The ship started its maiden voyage from Texel to Batavia on 8 January 1749, but was wrecked in a storm on the English Channel on 26 January 1749.

Shipwreck

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The shipwreck was discovered in 1969 in the bay of Bulverhythe, near Hastings on the English south coast, and is sometimes visible during low tides.

Hastings

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The shipwreck was discovered in 1969 in the bay of Bulverhythe, near Hastings on the English south coast, and is sometimes visible during low tides. Some of the finds are on show at the Shipwreck Museum in Hastings, East Sussex, UK, with the exception of the anchor, which is now on display as public art at St Katharine Docks in London.

Amsterdam

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A replica of the ship is on display in Amsterdam.

Dutch Republic

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The Amsterdam was an East Indiaman or "Transom return ship" (spiegelretourschip) built for transport between the Dutch Republic and the settlements and strongholds of the Dutch East India Company in the East Indies.

Gun

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On an outward voyage these ships carried guns and bricks for the settlements and strongholds, and silver and golden coins to purchase Asian goods.

Brick

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On an outward voyage these ships carried guns and bricks for the settlements and strongholds, and silver and golden coins to purchase Asian goods.

Spice

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On a return journey the ships carried the goods that were purchased, such as spices, fabrics, and china.

Textile

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On a return journey the ships carried the goods that were purchased, such as spices, fabrics, and china.

Chinese ceramics

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On a return journey the ships carried the goods that were purchased, such as spices, fabrics, and china.

Shipyard

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The Amsterdam was built in the shipyard for the Amsterdam chamber of the Dutch East India Company in Amsterdam.

Oak

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The ship was made of oak wood.

List of maiden voyages

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The maiden voyage of the Amsterdam was planned from the Dutch island Texel to the settlement Batavia in the East Indies.

East Indies

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The Amsterdam was an East Indiaman or "Transom return ship" (spiegelretourschip) built for transport between the Dutch Republic and the settlements and strongholds of the Dutch East India Company in the East Indies. The maiden voyage of the Amsterdam was planned from the Dutch island Texel to the settlement Batavia in the East Indies.

Sea captain

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The ship, commanded by the 33-year-old captain Willem Klump, had 203 crew, 127 soldiers, and 5 passengers.