Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Dutch Captain: Cornelis Gerritszoon Vos

Cornelis Gerritszoon served the Admiralty of Amsterdam. In June 1667, he commanded the Galei van Dover prize (22 guns) with the fleet. He was assigned to Van Ghent's Third Squadron. He took part in the Raid on Chatham, still in Van Ghent's squadron. He was with the fleet on July 15, 1667, where he commanded the adviesjacht Prins te Paard (16 guns), which was with De Ruyter. Sources:
  1. Gerard Brandt, Het Leven en Bedrijif van den Heere Michiel de Ruiter, 1687.
  2. Carl Stapel, unpublished manuscript "Vlootlijst tocht naar Chatham", 2005.

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