Replica retraces 1606 Dutch trip





A replica of the first European ship to visit Australia 400 years ago has set off on a year-long voyage in the footsteps of 17th Century sailors.
The Dutch ship Duyfken, or Little Dove, first mapped Australia's coastline in 1606, and a Fremantle-built replica is to retrace its journey.

The ship's builders say the project aims to help dispel the myth that Captain Cook "discovered" Australia.




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