Ship Journey: 1630 - Walvis

Ship Name
Departure Date
Arrival Date
Ship Journey Information

Immigrants to New Netherland

In the Walvis
Captain Peter Heyes
Arrived at the South River (Swanendael)
In the Spring of 1631

    28 settlers - were mennonites

    (5 additional colonists, probably from New Amsterdam, joined the settlement, making a total of 33 on the South River. All but one was killed, Theunis Willemsen1

    Another ship sailed with the Walvis, but was captured by the Dunkirkers.)

Collections of the NY Historical Society, 2d S, III 17.
The Swedish settlements on the Delaware, Amandus Johnson, 1911, p 170-1.
1 Van Rensselaer Bowier Mss, (c)1908; p 233.