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200 years ago
18 passages, a.o.: Shipmaster Sam. Massam, Boston from Memel to Hull with cargo Ord. hør / Fiin hør / Byg / Byg / Havre
300 years ago
1 passages, a.o.: Shipmaster Joris Cooyman, Der Schell. from Amsterd. to Kiøbenhafn with cargo Salt / Salt / Brendeviin / Staal / Bly / Pappier / Søm / Jernpotter / Castanier / Ost / Heigled hør / Liinollie / Toback / Sucker / Candi sucker / Mandler, rosiner / Smack / Spandshe sæbe / Riiss / Nellecker / Ulden stof / Kiøbmanshab / Rhinshvin a 24 rd / Frandshvin a 52 rd
400 years ago
no passages.