The print shows inhabitants of Verraders Eiland (Traitors' Island) pelting the Eendracht with stones, because they are impressed with the hardness of the wood of which the vessel is made. The Dutch felt threatened and responded with musket fire. The island subsequently became known as 'Verraders Eiland'. Cocos Island is now known as Tafahi, while Traitors' Island is called Niuatoputapu. Both islands are part of the kingdom of Tonga.