Adm Captain Ship Guns Crew Jan Bonkier Zeepaard ? ? A Cornelis Cornelisz Jol Moorin 28 105 Z Cornelis Evertsen de Oude Wapen van Zeeland 26-28 130 or Zeeuwsche Leeuw Mi-Dir ? Antonius Bonavetura 36-38 110 A Pieter Teunissen Bontebotter Zwarte Arend 28 100 F Frederick Stellingwerff Zevenwolden 38 135 F Lieutenant Hasselgants Sara 24 85 Ha-Dir Ariaan Heeres Kleintje Sint Vincent 28 100 Vl-Dir Michiel De Ruyter Witte Lam 40 150 flag captain Gillis Janszoon Mi-Dir Markus Hartman Gekroonde Liefde 36 145 A-VOC Jacob Swart Gerechtigheid 45* 200* WIC? Captain Ezechiel Gecroende Haes ? ? A Jan Rootjes Raadhuis van Medemblik ? ? (or is it the Koning Radbout or Radbout van Medemblik of the Medemblick Directors, as Dr. Elias says) A Captain Dirick (Dircksz?) Zeepaardstoet van ? ? Enkhuizen N Reynst Cornelisz Zevenhuisen Mars 45* 200*I have made a few corrections to the information.
Monday, May 08, 2006
Some interesting tidbits from Dr. Ballhausen about ships at the Battle of Scheveningen
While Dr. Ballhausen seems to have not used any archival documents, he did do a comprehensive review of the published literature, much of it quite obscure. He often makes assessments that I would not accept. I will list some interesting information about ships and captains from the list for Scheveningen (Katwijk-aan-Zee):