Sunday, November 13, 2005

Dutch Captain: Cornelis Hoola

Cornelis Hoola served the Admiralty of Amsterdam. In February 1652, his ship was fired upon off Falmouth for not saluting the English colors. He was operating with the fleet in June 1652. In July and August, he was with Tromp's fleet on the voyage to the Shetlands. In August, he ship, the Leiden (28 guns) was with Witte de With's squadron. He fought in the Battle of the Kentish Knock on 8 October 1652, where his ship loss its mainmast. In early December 1652, he is mentioned in reference to convoying the Archengel Michiel which was bound for the Mediterranean Sea. He is still listed as captain of the Leiden in an undated list which seems to be from early March 1653. Sources:
  1. C. T. Atkinson, Ed., The First Dutch War, Vol.IV, 1910.
  2. Johan E. Elias, Schetsen uit de Geschiedenis van ons Zeewezen, Vol.III, 1925.
  3. Dr. S.R. Gardiner, Ed., The First Dutch War, Vol.I, 1898.
  4. Dr. S.R. Gardiner, Ed., The First Dutch War, Vol.II, 1900.

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