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Voyage to disaster

H. Drake-Brockman

Voyage to disaster

the life of Francisco Pelsaert...

by H. Drake-Brockman

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Published by Angus & Robertson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pelsaert, Francisco.,
  • Batavia (Ship).

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1963.

    Statementwith all translations from the Dutch and Old Dutch by E.D. Drok.
    SeriesAustralian classics
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21185025M
    ISBN 100207148414

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Both ships were British-owned steel vessels.