Sailing along the Wagenspoor. On the Sea-Road with the Dutch East India Company
(Leonard Blussé) The Low Countries - 2003, № 11, pp. 91-100
Life on board with the VOC for today's armchair traveller: between 1595 – when four ships from Amsterdam sailed around the Cape of Good Hope to Asia – and 1794 – when the last flotilla of ships under the flag of the Dutch East India Company, sailed to the East Indies – some 4700 vessels set course for the Orient from the Netherlands.
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