Orangie kapitein Frans Mangelaer Maecht kapitein Jan Janssen van de Putte Zeeuwsche Post kapitein Govaert de MoorAll three were from families that provided Zeeland naval officers.
Monday, May 28, 2007
Three binnenjachten in May 1652
This one list of Zeeland ships and captains has three binnenjachten (inland waters yachts) but omits mention of the Dolfijn, which was in service in Brazil in May 1652. Actually, around this time, all the Dutch navy ships returned to the Netherlands. They arrived a few weeks after the opening of hostilities with England on 29 May, and some were lost. The three binnenjachten were: