Adm Ship name Guns Crew Commander M-Dir Burcht 28 105 Adriaen de Zeeuw M-Dir Jonas 36 125 Johan de Lieffde M-Dir Meerman 30 120 Jacob Cleijdijck M-Dir Prins Symon Cornelisz van der Meer M-Dir Prins te Paard 38 110 Corstiaen Corstiaenszoon M-Dir Sint Andries 26 105 Ruth Jacobsz Buys M-Dir Sint Pieter 29 110 Isaac de JonghI thought that his information for Adriaen de Zeeuw makes a good deal of sense. I suspect that his name for Ruth Jacobsz Buys' ship is derived from me, and that I had just made an estimate, so I would like to find more information to have more confidence in the name of his ship. In any case, I am going forward with the information from Carl's list as my "current working assumption".
Wednesday, May 17, 2006
Carl Stapel has a really good list of Dutch ships in service before the start of the First Anglo-Dutch War
Carl Stapel shared with me his list of Dutch ships in service before the start of the First Anglo-Dutch War. Right now, the list primarily covers Directors' ships. His list for the Rotterdam or Maze Directors is quite good: