A maritime Pompeii: VOC ship De Avondster

VOC Ship De Avondster – Het Scheepvaartmuseum (© Eddo Hartmann)

Liesbeth de Bakker visits Galle in Sri Lanka where, in the bay, a wrecked VOC ship, De Avondster, is being recovered to put on display in a special museum. Experts from the Netherlands, Sri Lanka and Australia are on hand to explain to her the entire operation and its importance.

Producer: Liesbeth de Bakker

Broadcast: June 12, 2002