Saturday, October 10, 2009

MFS - Strange But True - Things / Other 8


The Batavia was a ship of the Dutch East India Company (VOC). She was built in Amsterdam in 1628, and had 24 cast-iron cannons. Batavia was shipwrecked on her maiden voyage, and made famous by the subsequent mutiny and massacre that took place among the survivors.Read more about it on MFS,with videoclip about the history.

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