F-dir Man van Eden ? guns Hendrik Pietersz 1653This indicates a ship belonging to directors from Friesland (Harlingen?).
Thursday, July 28, 2005
Hendrick Pieterszoon's ship in 1653
Mr. Carl Stapel saw a listing in A. Vreugdenhil's notes for the ship belonging to Hendrik Pieterszoon in 1653. The listing in Vol.I of The First Dutch War has him reporting to the Monnikendam directors. Dr. Elias, on p.94 of Vol.V of Schetsen uit de Geschiedenis van ons Zeewezen has him commanding the Halve Maen that was captured at the Battle of the Gabbard. This is the note from Vreugdenhil: