Adm Ship Name Guns Initial Commander Fate M Brederode 49 Witte Cornelisz de With Sunk in 1658 at Battle of the Sound M Gelderland 40 Joost van Coulster Not mentioned after 1659 M Dolphijn 32 Job Forant Last mentioned in 1657 A Huis van Nassau 40 Govert Forens Damaged on 28 Sept 1648 captured by Portuguese A Haarlem 36 Matthijs Gillissen Last mentioned in 1666 A Utrecht 32 Jacob Paulusz Cort Exploded on 28 Sept 1648 A (Groot)Zutphen 30 Cornelis Toelast Last mentioned in 1665 A Overijssel 28 Dirck Crijnen Verveen Sold upon return N Eendracht 41 Paulus Coolen Burnt in action in 1676 N Wapen van Nassau 38 Lieven de Zeeuw Gone before 1652 N Witte Eenhoorn 30 Jan Gijzen Last mentioned in 1655 N Koning David 34* Willem Claesz Ham Gone before 1652 A Gewapende Ruyter 36 Boetius Schaeff In June 1652, captured by EnglishOf 13 ships, including the Portuguese prize, 5 were lost or gone before 1652. Several had long service, such as the Noorderkwartier ship Eendracht.
Monday, May 29, 2006
Many of the ships in Witte de With's squadron that went to Brazil were gone before 1652
Witte de With's squadron that went to Brazil in late 1647 and early 1648 were gone before 1652: