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Danish Expedition to India


Fleet Commander
Ove GieddeDanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1618-1660
DA-WIKI
Fleet Formed3.1617/18DA-WIKI
Fleet Disbanded3.1621/22DA-WIKI

Introduction

An expedition to India and Ceylon to establish a Danish colony that could be used as a base for the China and East Indies trade of the Danish East India Company.



ShipJoinedLeftCommanderNotes
Elefanten (22) 1598-1625
Swedish 22 Gun
3rd Rate Ship
3.1617/183.1621/22 Fleet disbanded

DateEventSource
1620

Founded the Danish Fortress at Tranquebar

 

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DA-WIKIWikipedia - Denmark Web Site

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