Monday, February 16, 2004
Jan Snellen lived from about 1630 to 1691. He served the Admiralty of the Maze (Rotterdam). In May 1673, he commanded the frigate Utrecht (34 guns). He was part of Michiel De Ruyter's squadron. His ship had a crew of 133 sailors and 27 soldiers. In June, he still commanded the Utrecht.
Gerard Brandt, Het Leven en Bedrijf van den Heere Michiel de Ruiter, Amsterdam, 1687.
Dr. J.R. Bruijn, De Oorlogvoering Ter Zee in 1673 in Journalen en Andere Stukken, Groningen, 1966.