Key: A = Admiralty of Amsterdam NQ = Admiralty of the Noorderkwartier R = Admiralty of Rotterdam (the Maze) Z = Admiralty of Zeeland The Squadron of Vice-Admiral de With Ships of Rotterdam Rank Name Adm/Dir guns crew Ship Vice-Admiral Witte Cornelisz de With R 36 ? Prinses Louise kapitein Jan de Haes R 24 ? Gulden Beer kapitein Hendrik Ernestus de Bertrij R ? ? Hollandia Ships of Amsterdam Rank Name Adm/Dir guns crew Ship commandeur Auke Balck A 46 150 Vrijheid kapitein Jan Jansz Boermans A 28 100 Prins Willem kapitein Albert de Graeff A 32 110 Hollandia kapitein Gillis Thyssen Campen A 24 80 Goude Leeuw kapitein Barent Cramer A 28 100 Edam Ships of Zeeland Rank Name Adm/Dir guns crew Ship kapitein Pieter Gorkum Z 17 50 Dordrecht Ships of Medemblik Rank Name Adm/Dir guns crew Ship kapitein Teunis Vechterszoon NQ 24? 70 ?
Saturday, February 11, 2006
Witte de With's squadron on 4 August 1652
From Hendrick de Raedt's pamphlet, we know the captains in Vice-Admiral Witte de With's squadron on 4 August 1652. They were part of Lt-Admiral Tromp's fleet on the voyage to the Shetlands, when a strong storm hit and scattered the fleet. This is the list: