David Bouman was invited by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) to give a lecture about his search for the VOC-wreck Amstelveen, which was lost on the Oman coast in 1763.
The story of the shipwreck and the trek of just 30 survivors of a crew of 105 through the hot dessert of Oman, is a fascinating one. After his lecture the1 hour documentary-film ‘Expedition Oman’ was shown to the audience.
For an overview of the Expedition Oman, please see our website page under “Projects”.
For information about ICOMOS: www.icomos.nl
Reconstruction of the the possible wrecksite of the Amstelveen: