The Forgotten Hero of the Cape: Wolraad Woltemade

In 1773, the Dutch East India Company ship, Jonge Thomas, foundered off the cape of Good Hope. Only one man, sixty-five-year old Wolraad Woltemade, was willing to brave the storm and tide to rescue the survivors. His heroism deserves to be remembered.

Jun 5, 2019 | 7:59 | Heidi Wiechert

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