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Saturday, August 20, 2005
Dutch Captain: Joris Andringa
Joris Andringa lived from 1635 until 28 May 1676. He was secretary of the States' Fleet from 1666 until 1674. He served the Admiralties of Friesland and Amsterdam. In 1664, he served as secretary to De Ruyter in the Mediterranean Sea an din the West Indies. He also served as secretary to De Ruyter from 1665 until 1666. In 1673, he was wounded in the Battle of the Texel and was promoted to captain. He commanded the Stad en Lande (54 guns) in De Ruyter's fleet that was sent to the Mediterranean Sea in 1675. He fought in the battles near Sicily (Andrew says Stromboli, Agosta (Etna), and Palermo), but died in the epidemic of sickness that swept the fleet. Sources: