Jacob Bruynings Admiralty of the Noorderkwartier Died 13 July 1665 in Den Helder, where he was shot. 1665 captain On 13 June 1665, he fought in the Battle of Lowestoft, where he was he was in the 7th Squadron of Vice-Admiral Volkert Schram as a captain of the Westfriesland (built in 1661, with 50 guns and a crew of 250). During the battle, he behaved cowardly. After the battle, he was arrested. In the court-martial of 13 July 1665, he was condemned to death. On the same day he was shot in Den Helder.
Monday, September 26, 2005
Dutch Captain: Jacob Bruynings
This is based on my translation of a piece by Mr. Carl Stapel about the Dutch captain Jacob Bruynings: