The Unfortunate Voyage of the Batavia – Episode 5: Jewels and Money First

Listen to Episode Duration 37.24


As all hell breaks loose aboard the sinking ship Batavia, saving the lives of crew and passengers aboard may not be the most important priority. In this episode, we look at how authority handles the most unique and unprecedented circumstances, stuck on a craggy island with little hope for rescue and even less hope for a cup of water.

Houtman’s Abrolhos – Batavia was heading north when the whole plan fell apart. By Greta van de Rol



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