Shipwreck news in Table Bay, Cape Town
Archaeologist Bruno Werz believes he may have located the final resting place of the shipwreck of the Haarlem that led to the establishment of Cape Town as a Dutch outpost.
On 25 March 1647 a Dutch ship, the Nieuwe Haerlem, one of a fleet of Indiamen, was wrecked in a storm in Table Bay. The crew survived the incident and the cargo was salvaged but the incident led directly.. click below to read the full article: