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Master Jan Cornelisz Jol born in 1625 was son of the famous admiral Cornelis Cornelisz Jol who was captain and admiral of the West India Company (+ 1641).

Before 1654 he served as his father in the WIC on De Gewapende Ruyter. The ship was seized by the British in the English Canal and brougth to the Downs in 1653.


Built: 1654 Amsterdam (Blommendael)
VOC chamber Amsterdam
Master: Jan Cornelisz Jol .
Dismantled and sold in 1666.


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