Sunday, 5 March 2017

At Batavia, Dutch East Indies deserted sailors of British bark Centurion arrested and brought back according to the Dutch newspaper Soerabaijasch handelsblad dated 3 March 1894

An item reported that two days earlier 6 sailors deserted the in the roads lying British bark Centurion afters refused to work. The Dutch harbour official Jansen arrested them on the evening of yesterday bringing them the next morning back to the ship.