In October of 1628, the newly constructed Batavia embarked on its maiden voyage from the shores of The Netherlands, setting sail for the Dutch East Indies. The 341 individuals on board were oblivious to the fact that the journey would eventually be described as one of the worst horror stories in maritime history.
Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host
Researched and written by Erin Munro
Creative Director: Milly Raso
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