In the Mediterranean Sea Commandeur Joris van Cats Jaarsveld 44 guns kapitein Anthonis van Salingen Zon 40 guns kapitein David Jansz Bont Maan 40 guns kapitein Hendrick Claesz Swart Vereenigde Provincien 40 guns kapitein Dirck Quirijnen Verveen Haarlem 40 guns kapitein Jan Uijttenhout Zutphen 34 guns kapitein Cornelis Tromp Maeght van Enkhuizen 34 guns Cruising off Cape St. Vincent Commandeur Gideon de Wildt Vrede 42 guns kapitein Cornelis van Velsen Gelderland 28 guns kapitein Jan Jansz Boermans Prins Willem 28 guns kapitein Govert Reael Leeuwarden 34 guns luitenant-commandeur Jan van Campen Windhond 18 gunsI had thought that there was a problem with the Overijssel and Jan van Campen and Abraham van der Hulst, but I saw the notes derived from Isaac Sweers' journal, and that explained these five ships. I revised this as soon as I saw it in my book draft this morning.
Saturday, April 05, 2008
Deployment of Amsterdam ships in June 1652 (Revised)
While reading documents that I received a year ago, I found some answers to how to fill in the outline of how Amsterdam ships were deployed in June 1652, but the letter with the list dates from December 1652. The list only has the names of captains, but I think that I can fill in ship names: