We studied the tree rings of the Batavia shipwreck timbers – they told us much about global seafaring history
By Wendy van Duivenvoorde, Associate Professor in Maritime Archaeology, Flinders University
Aoife Daly, Associate professor, University of Copenhagen
Marta Domínguez Delmás, Research Associate, University of Amsterdam
Archival records of Dutch timber trade before 1650 are rare or lost. But the wooden timbers of the Batavia contain many secrets.
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- Wednesday, November 24, 2021