They arrive at Taiwan, but have difficulty landing goods because of bad weather. Eventually they take a hundred chests of Japan copper and other goods on board.

The EXPERIMENT is damaged in a collision with the RETURN. They arrive at Taiwan, where the King welcomes the factors but it is difficult to land goods because of bad weather. The EXPERIMENT is ordered back to Bantam, afterwards returning to Taiwan to load a hundred chests of Japan copper and other goods. They hear of a Dutch ship wrecked on Taiwan, whose crew were all killed by the islanders.

Record Details

Item reference: JOD/4/171
Catalogue Section: Manuscript volumes acquired singly by the Museum
Level: PAGE
Date made: 1659-1703; 1672
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

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