The Wreck of the Batavia: A Gory Story

The Titanic of its day, the Batavia was the pride of the Dutch East India Company. It was on its maiden voyage to Java in 1628 when it met its doom off the coast of Western Australia in a mutiny, massacre, battle, and execution that established the first European settlers in Australia. The search and discovery of the wreck was crucial to the birth of Australian marine archaeology.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face

COURSE OUTLINE

  • The Wreck, VOC
  • Treachery, Shipwreck, Abandonment, Massacre
  • A hero emerges, Battle, Rescue at last
  • The Consequences, Survivors, New Holland
  • Marine archaeology, Australian significance

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Know the causes of the wreck of the Batavia
  2. Discover the consequences of the wreck
  3. See the impact of the Batavia on Australian history and culture
$67 Limited

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