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Search result for ship name: Duyfken
Duyfken: Jaght; Length: 25 m; Beam: 6 m; 110 displacement tons; Crew: 20; Armament: 10 guns; Netherlands; 1595

On November 18, 1605, Duyfken sailed from Banda in Indonesia to search and explore new trade opportunities, particularly 'the great land of Nova Guinea and other East- and Southlands'. She charted 300 kilometers of the Australian Cape York Peninsula, which captain Willem Janszoon mistook for part of New Guinea. Finding little of immediate interest, they returned to Banda in June 1606, two months before San Pedro transited Torres Strait.

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