From Cape Town to Trondhjem: the Adventures and Misadventures of a Dutch Naval Officer, 1791-1797

By C R Boxer, published May 1983


An outline of the career of Cornelius de Jong von Rodenburg (1762-1838). His description of life in Cape Town just prior to the English occupation; his comments on Dutch East India Company (VOC) ships; his visits to Irish and English ports and his observations on the hardships of a sailor’s life.

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Filed under: Atlantic | Other (Eighteenth C)
Subjects include: Harbours & Dockyards | Manpower & Life at Sea | Ship Handling & Seamanship | Shipbuilding & Design

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