The Wreck of the Batavia


The story of the Batavia is a perfect storm of nautical carnage: There's a shipwreck, a mutiny and a massacre. This first of two parts deals with the the first part of the voyage, the shipwreck and the rescue mission. Read the show notes here.

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