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may 8, 1723 - Walvis Bay

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The Dutch West India Company (founded 1621 for trading in the Atlantic Ocean and along the West African Coast) sends the ship "Waerwijck" to Walvis Bay (named by the Dutch between 1720 and 1730) to catch whales and barter along the African west coast. Other ships to be sent to Walvis Bay are "Acredam" and "Sonnesteijn".

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Date:

may 8, 1723
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~ 295 years ago
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