Batavia Panorama, Australia

Batavia (Dutch pronunciation: [baːˈtaːviaː] (listen)) was a ship of the Dutch East India Company (VOC). It was built in Amsterdam, Dutch Republic, in 1628, and armed with 24 cast-iron cannons and a number of bronze guns. Batavia was shipwrecked on her maiden voyage, and was made famous by the subsequent mutiny and massacre that took place among the survivors. A twentieth-century replica of the ship is also called the Batavia and can be visited in Lelystad, Netherlands.


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