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ASTREA

ALTERNATIVE NAME:  ASTRA, ASTRAEA
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1725 wreck of Dutch East Indiaman which stranded off Cattewater while outward bound from the Texel to Jakarta with gold coins; a wooden sailing vessel built in 1720. The site of the discovery of cannons, cannon balls and other objects at Ramscliff Point has been suggested as the remains of the ASTREA, although no coherent wreck structure was discovered at this site (see 1601585).

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