Wednesday, February 08, 2006

Dutch Captain: Jolle Jolleszoon

Jolle Jolleszoon served the Admiralty of Amsterdam. He lived from 1652 until 1715. He was promoted to ordinary captain in 1698. He joined the Mediterrean Sea fleet in 1708. He cruised on the Catalonian coast. He lead the Dutch ships at the surrender of Port Mahon. He returned home in 1709. Sources:
  1. Anthonie Heinsius, De Brieven van Anthonie Heinsius 1702-1720.
  2. J. C. De Jonge, Geschiedenis van het Nederlandsche Zeewezen, Vol.IV, 1861.

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