Groningen, 42 guns crew 140 men captain Gillis Thyssen Campen Amsterdam Admiralty Huis te Swieten, 60 guns crew 225 men flagship of Vice-Admiral Witte Corneliszoon de With (fitting out at the time of Scheveningen) Amsterdam Admiralty Vrijheid, 46 guns crew 170 men flagship of Vice-Admiral Witte Corneliszoon de With at Scheveningen captain Abraham van der Hulst Amsterdam Admiralty Hoorn captain Claes Aldertszoon Noorder-Kwartier Admiralty Gorcum, 30 guns crew 131 men captain Willem Adriaanszoon Warmont (killed at Scheveningen) Rotterdam Admiralty Roskam, 26 guns crew 105 men captain Corstiaen Eldertszoon Rotterdam Admiralty Sint Pieter captain Simon Corneliszoon Rotterdam Directors Burgh captain Hendrick Adriaanszoon Glas Rotterdam Directors Liefde captain Jan Tijssen Zeeland Admiralty Jonas, 30 guns captain Joris de Colerij (Caulery) Amsterdam Admiralty Graaf Willem (is this the Frisian jacht?) captain Jan Coenders Friesland Admiralty Walvisch, 30 guns crew 110 men captain Abraham Verleth Amsterdam Directors Westfriesland, 28 guns crew 140 men captain Hendrick Huyskens Amsterdam Admiralty Zutphen, 26 guns crew 120 men captain Hillebrant Jeroenszoon Amsterdam Admiralty Gouden Reael, 28 guns crew 110 men captain Adriaan van Loenen Amsterdam Admiralty Moor, 34 guns crew 108 men captain Adriaen Corneliszoon van Ackersloot Amsterdam Directors Gerechtigheid captain Evert Pieterszoon Swart Amsterdam chamber of the VOC Hollandsche Tuin captain Harmen Walman Amsterdam Directors David en Goliad captain Jan Adriaenszoon van der Werff Rotterdam chamber of the VOCI would be glad to provide more detailed sourcing for these ships, if someone is interested.
Friday, December 05, 2003
Dutch Ships in August 1653 I have some details about Dutch ships right before and after the Battle of Scheveningen. These are primarilty from Vol. V, Schetsen ui de Geschiedenis van ons Zeewezen, published in 1928. There is also an unpublished manuscript about the fleet at Vlissingen in July 1653.