Gulliver's Travels

why do swift gives a name amboyna to the dutch ship while coming back to england

this question is from gullivers travels part 3 chapter 11

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The name Amboyna is meant to remind people of the Dutch massacre of English merchants in 1623. While on the Dutch ship, Gulliver must pretend to be Dutch or risk his life against the Dutch seaman who'd slit his throat if they knew who he was (nationality).


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