Legier Pietersz (van Cruyningen) about 1540-1 May 1620 Zeeuwsche kapitein in 1583 1588 probably served under Loncq against the Armada. 1592 captured a Dunkirker. 1595 distinguished himself at Dunkirk in the blockade fleet, attacked two privateers at Calais. 1597 off Spain under Duivenvoorde. 1599 was wounded in a fight against a galleon from Sluys. 1600 fought under Evertsen at Lillo and captured a Spanish admiral from Antwerp. 1603 distinguished himself in a sea fight off Sluys. 1606 flag captain for Haultain in the expedition to Spain, dismissed from the service due to his old age and wounds. Source: J. C. Mollema, De Eere Rol, from Geschiedenis van Nederland ter Zee, Vol.II, 1940.
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8 from Rotterdam 11 from Amsterdam 7 from Zeeland 7 from the Noorderkwartier 5 from Friesland
We know that some of these ships were actually built as warships. Some were sold or laid up after 1648, at the Peace. Some ships of that sort were reactivated after July 1651 as part of the 36 ships (variously mentioned as between 35 and 37 ships). Even the newly built warship Campen (40 guns) was funded by the 100 ships appropriation.