1280px-Aernout_Smit_Table_Bay,_1683_William_Fehr_Collection_Cape_Town Full size 1280 × 902 pixels Graphic Design View of Table Bay with ships of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), c. 1683. In the 1600s the size of the Dutch merchant fleet probably exceeded the combined fleets of England, France, Spain, Portugal, and Germany. © 2017, WritersThread. All rights reserved. Previous image Next image Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and site URL in my browser for next time I post a comment.