Thursday, November 20, 2003
Something Interesting After I found out about the ability to search the 10 museum/archive sites in the Netherlands, I found something interesting. I guess that I had seen a reference to this, but now I know how to find it. B1959 Maritiem Museum Rotterdam Pamflet 55 Lyste, Van de Schepen van Oorloge Onder het beleyt van den Admirael Marten Harpersz. Tromp, En op den 4 Augusty 1652 Hendrick de Raadt (Raedt) Hendrick de Raedt (as it was spelled in 1652-1653), commanded an Amsterdam Directors' ship, the Swarte Leeuw: Captain Hendrick de Raedt Length: 130 feet Beam: 28 feet Hold: 13-1/2 feet Boven: 6-1/4 feet 28 guns: 4-12pdr brass of the State, 8-12pdr, 8-8pdr, 6-6pdr, 2-3pdr Crew: 110 In early 1652, his lieutenant was Robbert Pietersz.