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The Mutiny and Massacre of the Batavia


While most of the survivors of the Batavia were scattered on a few tiny islands off the coast of Australia, a small group went all the way to Indonesia to get help.Meanwhile, a gruesome scenario was playing out among those they left behind. Read the show notes here.

Topics in this Podcast: 17th century, Dutch East India Company, Batavia, maritime history, mutiny, Australian history, shipwrecks