Rijnhart Venhuizen, admiral Paulus 24 guns Rotterdam vice-admiral (Dongen?) Waterhond 24 guns Rotterdam Kalmar Sleutel 22 guns Rotterdam Jan Noblet Land van Beloften 24 guns Noorderkwartier Captain Munnekes Wapen van Holland 30 guns Noorderkwartier Sampson van Enkhuizen 28 guns Noorderkwartier Jan Heck Adam en Eva 24 guns Noorderkwartier Willem Ham Sampson van Hoorn 24 guns Noorderkwartier Jan Baptista 22 guns Arke Noachs 24 guns Amsterdam Zwaan 28 guns Amsterdam Dirk Bogaert Juffrouw Katharina 22 guns Amsterdam Hendrik Kroeger Marcus Curtius 24 guns AmsterdamOne troubling aspect of this is that Vreugdenhil does not list a Jan Baptista, or anything similar, although other sources definitely do show the ship. There is some reason to believe that there might have been as many as 15 fishery protection vessels.
Sunday, November 13, 2005
The fishery protection vessels on 22 July 1652
One thing that I learned from this research is that Captain Munnekes, whose ship, the Wapen van Holland (30 guns) was captured on 22 July 1652 is probably the captain who fought in the Battle of Dungeness. His name was something like Herman Munnekes (or Munnich). If we take a ship-centric perspective on the list of ships performing fishery protection duties on 22 July 1652, we see the following: