Dutch East India Company


Copied, edited & compiled by George W Rehder Dutch East India Company / United East India Company Company logo Company flag Native name Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie (popular name)Generale Vereenichde Geoctrooieerde Compagnie (original name)Vereenigde Nederlandsche Geoctroyeerde Oostindische Compagnie (formal name) Former type Publicly traded company Industry Proto-conglomerate[b] Fate Dissolved Predecessor Voorcompagnieën/Pre-companies (1594–1602) Founded 20 March 1602, by […]

The first European migration to Australia was the First Fleet consisted of eleven ships:

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two men-o-war ships: HMS Sirius, Naval Flagship; HMS Supply, Naval Tender; three store ships: Golden Grove; Borrowdale; Fishburn; six convict ships: Scarborough; Lady Penrhyn; Prince of Wales; Alexander; Charlotte; Friendship; Some Non-Convict First Fleeters and the positions held by them Augustus Alt, Surveyor [1] Thomas Arndell, Assistant Surgeon [2] Henry Lidgbird Ball, […]

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